The Ecornet Berlin research partnership

Ecornet Berlin is a research partnership comprised of five Berlin institutes working in transdisciplinary sustainability research. The network, which is unique in this form, provides impetus for Berlin’s transformation into a metropolis that is socially and environmentally sustainable. The institutes pool their research expertise in the research fields of social climate transformation, sustainable economies and digitalization with the aim of enhancing Berlin’s role as a pioneer in the development of innovative approaches for a liveable, solidary, “resource-light” and climate-neutral urban society.
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Gebäudedämmung
01.07.2020
About half of Berlin’s carbon dioxide emissions stem from heating buildings. Reducing the demand for heat through energy-efficient building refurbishment and shifting to renewable energy and waste heat for heating are the two central components... Read more
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Fotovoltaik
01.07.2020
Photovoltaics, i.e. the generation of electricity from solar energy, is a key technology for climate change mitigation. The advantage: it can be used on a small scale on roofs. This enables social participation in the energy transition process not only for property owners, but... Read more
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Foto Festplatte
01.07.2020
The Berlin Senate has initiated work on an official digitalization strategy. It will set an important course for data regulation and use. This will initially create future municipal development pathways, which albeit may soon close again. Read more