The research project on behalf of the Federal Environmental Agency studies
export initiatives for environmental technologies. This is done on the
basis of surveys and the analysis of further evaluation studies. The focus
will be laid on the effectiveness of the initiatives as well as the
efficiency of the instruments employed. Based on these analyses, the study
will recommend options for further development.
The contribution by the Environmental Policy Research Centre investigates
if targeted support mechanisms for the diffusion of environmental policies
can be suitable instrument to strengthen demand for environmental
technologies. A result of this would not only be to improve environmental
quality, but also to strengthen the position of German businesses
exporting innovative environmental technologies.