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Projects Science Communication

Bio-economy REVIER Rhineland: Initiating, accompanying and reflecting on transformation

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With its innovation management, inter 3 supports the Coordination Office of the Bio-economy Region Rhineland in the target- and effect-oriented monitoring of the structural change from a coal mining area to a bio-economy centre....more


Innovation Forum for SMEs: Sustainable Utility Partnerships 4.0

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At the heart of the Sustainable Utility Partnerships 4.0 project is the idea of opening up opportunities for German water and wastewater utility operators to become more involved internationally through the targeted development of "Water 4.0" technologies. ...more


Evaluation of the Mercator Science-Policy-Fellowship Programme

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In the Mercator Science Policy Fellowship Programme, executives from policy practice meet with high-ranking scientists*. inter 3 evaluates the achievement of the objectives of this dialogue-based exchange format....more


Accompanying study on interdisciplinary research on antimicrobial resistancesAccompanying study on interdisciplinary research on antimicrobial resistances

As part of the accompanying research of the Swiss NRP 72 funding programme on antimicrobial resistance, inter 3 conducted a quantitative study on the interdisciplinary collaboration of the research teams....more


Research for preventing industrial microplastics emission

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The EmiStop project analyses methods and technologies for measuring and preventing microplastics emission from industrial wastewater into surface water. inter 3 structures and compares optimization strategies developed in the project and prepares recommendations for industrial users....more


Can a forest manage itself? Digital approaches for a public debate on Bioeconomy 4.0

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Using the example of digitization in forestry, inter 3 will set impulses for the social discourse on potentials and risks of bioeconomy. Communication and participation formats developed in this project are applicable far beyond the wood-based bioeconomy....more


Welcome perspectives - Migrants4Cities: Migrants design the sustainable city of the future in Mannheim

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How would migrants design a (more) sustainable city of Mannheim? Would the city benefit from intercultural perspectives? inter 3, the city of Mannheim and the TU Berlin create an urban design thinking process, focusing on the idea of a climate-friendly and livable city....more


Caring Economy: Transformations of economics and politics

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Plural economy and heterodox economics, critical and feminist economists – these approaches and networks have attracted increased attention not least since the financial crisis. On behalf of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, inter 3 will pursue the issue if and to what extent such approaches and networks have transformation potential towards a more sustainable development. The survey is part of the BMBF funded project "Caring Economy. Transformations in economy and politics”....more


From theory to practice: smoothening the way for land management innovations

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Land is a vital and increasingly scarce resource. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funds nine innovation groups of researchers and experts that want to develop trend-setting and feasible solutions for a sustainable land management by 2020. Since January 2015, inter 3 and the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) are jointly responsible for their scientific coordination and advice....more


NEW Netzwerk Energieeffiziente Wasserwirtschaft

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Earning money with flexible energy consumption? The modern energy market is the key! The Netzwerk Energieeffiziente Wasserwirtschaft (energy efficient water industry network) NEW, coordinated by inter 3, brings together companies, associations and research institutions for developing approaches and products for a corporate load management in the public water sector....more


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