PROFILE

The Kiel University (CAU) is a full university owned by the German State of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. At its eight faculties, it currently teaches about 34.000 students, with more than 1.000 scientific staff members involved both in teaching and research. In research, CAU is well-profiled; e.g. it currently holds 4 projects funded by the German “Excellence Initiative” and has participated in over 40 projects funded by EU’s 6th Framework Program and is currently involved in more than 50 projects and successful proposals under the EU’s 7th Framework Program and Horizon 2020. The Department of Economics has a long tradition in the field of environmental and resource economics coordinating several major research projects.

INVOLVEMENT IN CLAIM

CAU will co-lead WP5 “Economic feasibility, social acceptance and enabling institutional framework to encourage the uptake and upscaling of innovative marine litter reduction technologies”. CAU will contribute to the assessment of the social acceptance of new marine litter reduction technologies and identify institutional and legal drivers and barriers to their diffusion.

INFRASTRUCTURE

We provide no key-specific infrastructure/ laboratory/ equipment/ instrumentation.

KEY SCIENTISTS INVOLVED

Katrin Rehdanz

rehdanz [at] economics [dot] uni-kiel [dot] de

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Organisation: Kiel University

Position: Professor

Expertise: Katrin Rehdanz is Professor for Environmental and Energy Economics at the Department of Economics, Kiel University, with a strong background in environmental valuation and environmental-economy modeling

Involvement in CLAIM: Katrin Rehdanz will co-lead WP5, economic feasibility, social acceptance and enabling institutional framework to encourage the uptake and upscaling of innovative marine litter reduction technologies

Ikechukwu Okoli

okoli [at] economics [dot] uni-kiel [dot] de

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Organisation: Kiel University

Position: PhD Student

Involvement in CLAIM: Katrin Rehdanzis involved in WP5, economic feasibility, social acceptance and enabling institutional framework to encourage the uptake and upscaling of innovative marine litter reduction technologies

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