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Sustainability Research: Internationalisation of an existing Research Model for Sustainable Investment
The project's purpose was to adapt the existing rfu sustainability model for an improved international utilization. The developed elements (rating scale, sector structure, weighting model, etc.) have become content of several documents (description of the model, etc.) and instruments (Rating-Tool, Data Pool).
A modular and web-based "Sustainability Skills" qualification programme on how to think, plan, and act in terms of sustainability and how to successfully apply these skills in a business environment.
Evaluation and disseminaton of the field-tested, modular eLearning tool for sustainable business planning and successful founding.
Further development of the established management concept business plan to the Sustainable Business Plan. Production, testing and dissemination of the holistic user-oriented IT Tool "Sustainable Business Planner" in the context of an Austrian start-up initiative.
Create sustainable products, services and lifestyles: Analysis of typologies of lifestyles, scope for design for companies, involvement of consumers and stakeholders.
Project of a Carinthian plant construction and manufacturing company. They plan to establish a new business division "sustainable construction of premises". This division shall offer a service package for housing, stores, and industrial production sites. This service shall be developed using the approach of RISP.
The project gives an overview of the supply and demand for biofuels specifically dealing with the situation in Europe and that in threshold and developing countries using case studies as examples. Cases: Sweden and France as importing countries in the EU, and Senegal as a (potential) exporting nation.
Sustainable outdoor use of larch wood through classification of durability by means of innovative measurement methods
In this project the utilisation of untreated larch wood is promoted by means of innovative measuring-technologies. optic-spectroscopic measurements are linked to extractive contents and mass-decay, in order to predict the "natural durability". The innovative measurement process allows a quick and accurate estimate of natural durability during the manufacturing process.
"Sustainable trendsetters" investigated the consumer group "cultural creatives" by applying the Q-methodology. It provides criteria for product development and promotion of LOHAS products and services in the sustainable textile sector and for sustainable tourism.
From an idea to a trade product ready for marketing: Plant dyes for the textile industry.
The project analysed selected TRIGOS projects and organisations and further developed assessment approaches for sustainable management accounting and corporate social responsibility. TRIGOS is an award scheme for organisations who combine economic performance with social and environmental responsibility.
Based on a feasibility study an interdisciplinary team of researchers supports hospital practitioners implementing the concept of sustainable development in a pilot hospital. Changes within three key areas should lead to significant improvements.
Paper factory in the year 2030 as an integrated part of a sustainable economy and a supplier of sustainable paper products fulfilling criteria for sustainability at highest possible level.
Working together with practitioners scientists from the fields of social ecology, sociology of health and economics introduce the concept of sustainable development into a pilot hospital. The feasibility study establishes the base for ecological, social and economic improvements within the hospital.
The development of the wood fusing technology to an innovative, ecological process of production of wood-only parquet elements, which do not contain any wood foreign substances as glue or thermoplastics.
Following two successful "Fabrik der Zukunft" projects on the theme of sustainable hospitals ("Feasibility study" 2004-2005 and "Testing in a pilot hospital" 2006-2008) the results and key findings were disseminated by a diversified dissemination strategy. The project was based on an intensive and successful more than four-year cross-disciplinary cooperation involving the pilot hospital (SMZ Otto Wagner Spital), the Viennese Hospital Association, the Immanuel Diakonie Group (Berlin) and an interdisciplinary team of researchers.
Thermal detection of cracks on glowing wire during the process of rolling with regard to reduction of rejections
Developing a non-destructive and fully automated testing to detect surface cracks and laps in rolled wires during the production at temperature values of 800-1000°C and at a material speed of 30-40 m/s, with regard to reduction of rejections.
Transfer of results of the program "Factory of Tomorrow" into the target groups of energy managers and energy consultants
Transfer of results of the program "Factory of Tomorrow" with respect to energy efficiency and increased adoption of renewable energy technologies into the target groups of internal energy managers and external energy consultants. The transfer activities include carrying out a one-day-seminar twice and the preparation of freely available training materials.
The project aims to provide the basis for a transition strategy towards the establishment of sustainability-orientated production and consumption systems. Together with participants and addressees of the programme "Factory of the Future", the project will develop a common framework for the management of transition processes.