Ecologic Institute is an independent, academic think tank for environmental research and policy analysis. Since our founding in 1995, Ecologic Institute has been dedicated to improving environmental policy, sustainable development and policy practice. Through findings and ideas Ecologic Institute helps to mainstream environmental issues into other policy areas. Strengthening the European and international dimensions in research, education and environmental policy discourses is a key priority. Ecologic Institute has offices in Berlin, Brussels and Washington DC.
Today more than 100 employees work for Ecologic Institute. Our colleagues come from over 25 countries. Offering diverse expertise and skills, our experts cover the entire spectrum of environmental policy, sustainable development and socio-ecological research in inter- and transdisciplinary projects. Our staff researches, supports and evaluates national, European and international political processes and brings together actors from science, politics and practice. The results are in-depth analyses and practical recommendations. In cooperation with leading American and German universities, the Institute is also active in education.
Ecologic Institute is a private, non-profit institution financed through its project work. Funding partners include the European Commission, the European Parliament, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the German Federal Environment Agency and various foundations.
Within RECIPES Ecologic Institute is responsible for WP 5 Communication and Dissemination.