Dr.-Ing. Till Zimmermann

  • Born 2 August 1984 in Groß-Gerau
  • 2005-2011: Studies of industrial engineering at the University of Bremen (Dipl.-Wi.-Ing.)
  • 2011-2015: Research associate at the University of Bremen, Department for Technological Design and Development and – since 2014 – jointly at the Department for Resilient Energy Systems; PhD in Engineering, Topic: “Cycles of critical metals – Dissipative losses and potential optimizations”
  • Since 2015 employee of Ökopol

Main focus of work

Resources and Circular Economy,
Emission Reporting

  • Energy and resource efficiency
  • Implementation oriented approaches to increase resource efficiency
  • Eco and energy labelling
  • Life cycle assessment, material flow management

Selected references

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Chemical policy

Continuation of the German NanoDialogue by the German Government 2016-2017 (FKZ UM 16 65 2150)
Short description
Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2016 – 2019

V689
12th International Authority Dialogue on Nanomaterials (Projectnumber.: 997/2017)
Short description
Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2017 – 2018

V724

Emission reporting

Development of scientific-methodological baselines for inventory improvement, realising recommendations of the international inventory reviews in 2016 and 2017
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Aviso GmbH, Aachen (DE); IZT gGmbH, Berlin (DE); ÖkoMedia GmbH, Stuttgart (DE)
2018 – 2020

V732
Review of E-PRTR implementation and related guidance. Service Request No. 14 under framework contract No. ENV.C4/FRA/2015/0042 European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
ICF Consulting Ltd., London (UK)

Project partner:
Aether, Oxford (UK); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd (RPA), Loddon (UK)
2018 – 2019

V736
Analysis of the requirements of the new NERC directive (FKZ 3717 51 101 0)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
TNO (NL)
2017 – 2019

V720
Development of methods to calculate emissions of GHG and pollutants from lubricant and wax applications (Project no.: 85393)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2017 – 2018

V718
Consistancy check of the NMVOC solvents emission inventory of Germany 2000 - 2015 and plausibility check with other models (project no. 72117) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2016 – 2018

V704
Update of the national emission inventory of Germany regarding NMVOC from solvent use for the reporting years 2013 and 2014 (project no. 56071) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015 – 2016

V681

Resources and Recycling Economy

Support in the implementation of a comprehensive new brewing process and the initiation of an industrial symbiosis in Stralsund Störtebeker Braumanufaktur GmbH, Stralsund (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2018 – 2019

V739
Recycling in the age of digitalization. Specific recycling targets for metals and plastics from small electrical appliances in the ElektroG: Regulatory Approaches NABU - Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V., Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
ITZ Institut für Zukunftsstudien und Technologiebewertung, Berlin (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2018 – 2019

V738
Plastics in the environment - Development of a methodological framework for quantifiying and analysing the fate of plastic waste and other plastic products in different environmental compartments (FKZ 3716343260)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Consultic Marketing und Industrieberatung GmbH, Alzenau (DE); Intecus GmbH Abfallwirtschaft und umweltintegratives Management, Dresden (DE)
2016 – 2019

V711
Workshop along the European Raw Materials Week: Investigating resource saving potentials through recycling and optimized energy use in the non-ferrous metals industry (FKZ: 3713 93 306) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
aforetec GbR, Bremen (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); Wilhelm-Büchner-Hochschule, Pfungstadt (DE)
2017 – 2018

V727
Development of recovery rates for different lubricant types for Belgium. Valorlub vzw./asbl., Wemmel (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2017

V714
Uncovering potentials to conserve resources in the non-ferrous metals industry using a Delphi-survey (FKZ: 3713 93 306)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
aforetec GbR, Bremen (DE)

Project partner:
University of Applied Sciences Munich (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE); University Bremen (DE)
2015 – 2017

V683
Identification and assessment of potential actions for promoting re-use and preparing for re-use in Saxony Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology, Dresden (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Intecus GmbH Abfallwirtschaft und umweltintegratives Management, Dresden (DE); Prof. Dr. Thomas Schomerus, Lüneburg (DE)
2016

V687
Inquiry on the structure of the waste oil market and on the potential for an optimization of the waste oil quality in the context of the waste hierarchy (FKZ 3714 31 3270).
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Intecus GmbH Abfallwirtschaft und umweltintegratives Management, Dresden (DE)
2014 – 2016

V664
Substitution potential of selected primary metals by using secondary materials (FKZ: 3711 93 339)
Short description
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
artec Forschungszentrum Nachhaltigkeit (University Bremen), Bremen (DE); Institut IWAR (Technische University Darmstadt), Darmstadt (DE); University Bremen (FG Technikgestaltung u. Technologieentwicklung) (DE); UVR-FIA GmbH, Freiberg (DE)
2011 – 2016

V616

Environmentally Sound Products

Research and development of new product groups and related criteria for the "Blue Angel" environment label (FKZ: 3717 37 314 0) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE)
2017 – 2020

V719
Further development of the Blue Angel: New ecolabels and dynamization of existing basic award criteria (FKZ 3714 95 305 0) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE); Ifeu Institut für Energie und Umweltforschung GmbH, Heidelberg (DE); IÖW Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung gGmbH, Berlin (DE)
2014 – 2019

V670
Development of guidelines: Eco Design of Plastic Packaging
Short description
IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V., Bad Homburg (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
eco-media kommunikation, Hamburg (DE)
2017 – 2018

V715
Round Table - Eco Design of plastic packaging IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V., Bad Homburg (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2016 – 2017

V709
Further development of the "Blue Angel" programme by implementation of new product labels and dynamic elements in existing labels for the product groups: street lighting, toys, paintboxes (FKZ: 3713 95 322) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Öko-Institut e.V., Freiburg (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013 – 2017

V644
Incorporation of ecological aspects of product design in designers formation (FKZ: 3712 95 303) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Internationales Designzentrum Berlin e.V. (IDZ), Berlin (DE); Sustainability and workX, Hamburg (DE)
2012 – 2017

V625
20.6.2019