Studies & Projects

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Big Data for spatial analysis in the EU

2021
| Project

The EU would like to use data from private online platforms to develop territorial indicators. We are developing a framework for cooperation and use.

Cost model for the disposal of single-use plastics

ongoing
| Project

Disposal of single-use plastics will be the responsibility of manufacturers in the EU in the future. With the German Environment Agency in Dessau, a team by Wuppertal-Institute, INFA and Prognos is developing a cost model.

Status Report on Germany’s Closed-Loop Economy 2020

2020
| Project

The "Status Report on Germany’s Closed-Loop Economy 2020" provides an up-to-date overview of the sector's activities, economic relevance and future challenges.

European Regional Development Fund: Evaluation of RTD-Investments

2021
| Project

Evaluation of investments in Research & Technological Development infrastructures and activities supported by the ERDF from 2007 to 2013.

The Bavarian economy one year post-Brexit

2021
| Project

Brexit is putting a strain on Bavarian-British trade. We analysed the background for the vbw - Association of Bavarian Business.

Cluster Initiatives Follow-up

2021
| Project

For the European Commission, we evaluated the impact of the EU cluster initiatives

Target paths to meet the climate goals in transport

2021
| Project

Which policy measures are required to achieve the 2030 climate targets for transport? Prognos answers these questions for environmental association, Transport & Environment, in “Target paths for transport.”

Prospects of the railway line Amsterdam – Noord Netherlands – Hamburg

2021
| Project

How would the expansion of the rail link between Amsterdam, Noord Netherlands and Hamburg affect socio-economic development? On behalf of the North Netherlands Region, we assessed the potentials.

Green Finance's contribution on the way to climate neutrality

2021
| Project

On the way to climate neutrality, green finance gains importance. For the first time, the total climate protection investments required to achieve the climate targets in Germany have been quantified by Prognos.

Success model of the German economy put to the test

2021
| Project

The globalisation dynamic is stagnating worldwide. In a study, Prognos develops new growth strategies for the export-oriented German economy.

Digital hubs promote start-ups in North Rhine-Westphalia

2021
| Project

The hubs are designed to contribute to the development of a digital start-up ecosystem in North Rhine-Westphalia. They have achieved this, as our evaluation for the region's Ministry of Economic Affairs shows.

Digital model regions in North Rhine-Westphalia

ongoing
| Project

The state government of NRW has selected five model regions where digitalisation is to be promoted. Prognos and partners will provide scientific support for the programmes.

Smart specialisation

2021
| Project

On behalf of the European Commission, Prognos and partners analysed all the smart specialisation strategies across the EU. The aim was to determine whether the priorities are set wisely.

Waste Management Plan NRW

2021
| Project

Prognos waste experts were commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to update the 2008 Waste Management Plan.

The future of construction

2021
| Project

For the building industry, climate protection is moving into the centre. Because it is one of the largest consumers of resources and energy. Study for the Future Council of the vbw.

Economic development in Germany and Bavaria until 2040

2021
| Project

Bavaria and Germany can make up for the GDP slump caused by Corona by 2022. Prognos prepared a forecast on economic dynamics until 2040 for the vbw.

The situation of single or separated parents

2021
| Project

The 43rd Family Research Monitor presents new figures, facts and study results on the situation of single and separated parents in Germany.

Learning from the Corona crisis

2021
| Project

Experiences and new impulses for company reconciliation policy.

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