The Research Area Comprises:

  • Determinants and Economic Impact of Environmentally Oriented Innovation
  • Integrating Technological Change in Macroeconomic Models
  • Innovation Strategies for a Green Economy

The research area “Innovation and Sustainable Development” focuses on conflicts arising between the goals of environmental and economic performance. Analysis of the determinants and economic effects of environmental innovation forms a key component of the work pursued in this research area. Researchers also examine the prerequisites for the promotion of socially and environmentally sustainable manufacturing processes, products and services. These include both supply-side and demand-side incentives.



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