In addition to coordinating major research projects at federal and European level, we coordinate and support thematic networks in the fields of climate protection and renewable energies, regional development as well as knowledge and innovation at regional and state level.

Our clients are federal ministries or subordinate institutions, state ministries as well as local authorities and regional organisations.


Projects in the thematic field

Climate change and renewable energies

Bioenergy Region Central Hesse – BERM 2.0

In the second programme period (2012-2015) funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, activities of the Bioenergy Regions from the first period were developed further and focused. Practical testing and realization of promoting...

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Network management for the ‘Mittelhessen Bio-energy Region’

In cooperation with the Mittelhessen Climate Protection and Energy Agency (Klimaschutz- und Energieagentur Mittelhessen – KEM) and the department for rural areas (ALR) of the Vogelsberg County, starting in June 2009 the IfLS contributes to the...

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Regional development

Integrated Rural Development Concept (ILE): Regional management in the Lahn-Taunus region

The Rhineland-Palatinate Federal State’s Integrated Rural Development (Integrierte Ländliche Entwicklung – ILE) support programme aims at combining individual fields of action – such as agriculture, viticulture, village development, demographic...

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