Selected projects of the Resource Lab

  • reGIOcycle, provision of a database on available raw material potentials in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5027440
  • How much is the dish? – Measures to increase biodiversity through true cost accounting in food, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (Resource Lab is an associated partner)
  • Prevention, substitution and sustainable circular economy of plastics in the region of Augsburg (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
    [reGIOcycle]
  • Resource efficiency increase in the metal industry – substitution of primary raw materials by reduction of downcycling (DownMet), funded by the Federal Environment Agency.[DownMet]
  • UNEP SETAC Life Cycle Initiative, Global Guidance on Environmental Life Cycle Impact Assessment Indicators project.
  • EU-Projekt in Horizon 2020: Systemic approach to reduce energy demand and CO2 emissions of processes that transform agroforestry waste into high added value products [REHAP]
  • ​Green Economy: Consultant of Federal Government in the High-Tech-Forum (Prof. Dr. Bernd Wagner).
  • Potential Assessment of selected waste streams for the preparation for reuse , funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection. (German)
    [Guideline]
  • Graduate Program: Resource strategy concepts for sustainable energy systems, funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts
  • Sustainable resource strategies in companies: Identification of critical raw materials and the development of recommendations for the implementation of a resource efficient production, funded by the German Environment Foundation. (German)
    [Final Report] [Project guide]
  • Resource efficiency in industrial production via material flow cost accounting, funded by the World Bank subsidiary International Finance Corporation
  • Development of a guideline for waste prevention,funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Environment and Consumer Protection
  • ​Roadmaps for steel technologies under impacts of resource and energy efficient scenarios, ThyssenKrupp AG


Other than these, the Resource Lab carries out numerous industry projects for implementing sustainable resource strategies and management concepts with nominate partners.