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Project duration


Project coordinator in CUEC

Jan Kovanda

Partners of the project

IFEU – Institut für Energie und Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH

Sustainable Solutions Germany–Consultants GmbH, Wiesbaden (SSG)

Project description

The aim of the project is a management of the Eurostat questionnaire on material flow indicators and further development of indicators based on raw material equivalents of imports and exports. CUEC is responsible for development of methodology for raw material equivalpents calculation and for development of bridge tables between USGS raw material classification and Eurostat material flow classification.


Schoer, K., Weinzettel, J., Kovanda, J., Giegrich, J., Lauwigi, C. (2012): Raw material consumption of the European union - concept, calculation method, and results. Environmental Science & Technology 46(16): 8903-8909.