Welcome to ifeu

ifeu conducts research and provides a worldwide consultancy service in relation to all major environmental and sustainability issues. With almost 40 years of experience, ifeu is one of the most important ecological research institutes in Germany. Our work is characterised by experience and independence combined with a practical and target-based approach. ifeu currently employs 80 staff with a background in natural sciences, engineering and social sciences at its sites in Heidelberg and Berlin.

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This month's number

36
types of wastes were examined in the material flow, greenhouse gas and environmental balance sheet for the state of Berlin in 2016. ifeu had developed the calculation bases for this large-scale waste balance sheet in the studies for 2010 and 2012. Further opportunities are identified every 2 years in order to make the best use of waste as a resource in relation to waste management in Berlin.

For more information click here.

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ifeu on its way to a nearly zero energy building

The ifeu building will be refurbished, incorporating various innovations.
For more information in German, click here.
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This month's number

36
types of wastes were examined in the material flow, greenhouse gas and environmental balance sheet for the state of Berlin in 2016. ifeu had developed the calculation bases for this large-scale waste balance sheet in the studies for 2010 and 2012. Further opportunities are identified every 2 years in order to make the best use of waste as a resource in relation to waste management in Berlin.

For more information click here.

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ifeu on its way to a nearly zero energy building

The ifeu building will be refurbished, incorporating various innovations.
For more information in German, click here.
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The institute

The Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH – ifeu for short – was established in 1978 by scientists and researchers at the University of Heidelberg.

 

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Team

ifeu has more than 80 employees.

 

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How we see ourselves

ifeu undertakes transdisciplinary research and provides a target-based consultancy service in response to urgent sustainability issues.

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Our Projects

You can find out more about all ifeu projects here.