Dr. Carsten Gandenberger, M.Sc.

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Senior Researcher

Experience

Dr. rer.pol. Carsten Gandenberger, M.Sc., is Senior Researcher at the Competence Center Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI (since 2008). He holds master degrees in Business Studies and Environmental Sciences from the University of Bayreuth and the University of Hagen. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Bremen, where he also worked as a researcher in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics (2006-2008). He received a 3rd prize at the German Students Award 2005. He conducts research in the fields of environmental innovation, corporate sustainability, and environmental policy.

Memberships

Member of the advisory council "Environmental Aspects of Raw Materials Policy" of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety and the German Environment Agency.

Projects

  • TITUS: Global innovation systems for green technologies (BMBF, 2015-2017)
  • WICE: Industrial Collaborative Economy (BMBF, 2015-2017)
  • SoNa-WSK: Transition in Global Value Chains: Advancing Social Sustainability (BMBF, 2015-2017)
  • The Diffusion of Environmental Innovation as a Driver for the Green Economy, research project for the German Federal Environmental Agency (2014 – 2017)
  • RohPolRess: Developing policy recommendations for the further development and design of strategic approaches to sustainable and efficient raw material extraction and use, research project for the German Federal Environmental Agency (2013-2016)
  • MERIT: Economic perspectives on international transfer of climate technologies to newly industrializing and developing countries, research project for the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (2012-2014)
  • Comparative Analysis of Sustainability Labels, Certificates and Rankings in the ICT Sector, industry-commissioned research project (2012-2013)
  • Germany’s supply of natural resources for the production of high technology goods – a Contribution to the development of German’s raw material strategy, research project for the Office of Technology Assessment of the German Bundestag (2010-2012)
  • APRAISE RTD: Assessment of Policy Interrelationships and Impacts on Sustainability in Europe, EU FP 7 research project (2011-2014)
  • HyWert: New hybrid value-added concepts as opportunities for sustainable development,  research project for the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (2008-2010)

Publications

2017

Gandenberger C. (2017): "Giant and Dwarf - China's Two Faces in Wind Energy Innovation", Working Paper No. S07/2017, Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe

Walz, R.; Gotsch, M.; Gandenberger C.; Peters, A.; Günther, E. (2017):"Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften - Stand der Transformation zu einer Green Economy", Working Paper No. S03/2017, Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe

2016

Lerch, C.; Gandenberger, C.; Meyer, N.; Gotsch, M. (2016): Grundzüge einer industriell-kollaborativen Wirtschaftsform. In: Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 85, 2, S. 65–80.

Gandenberger, C. (2016): Die technologische Zusammenarbeit Deutschlands mit Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern im Bereich der Abfall- und Kreislaufwirtschaft – Status quo und Zukunftsperspektiven. Kurzanalyse Nr. 10 im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt. Available at: http://www.umweltbundesamt.de/dokument/die-technologische-zusammenarbeit-deutschlands.

Gandenberger, C. (2016): Potenziale und Grenzen zur Steigerung der Ressourceneffizienz durch innovative Produkt-Dienstleistungssysteme. Kurzanalyse Nr. 9 im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt. Available at: http://www.umweltbundesamt.de/dokument/potenziale-grenzen-zur-steigerung-der.

Sartorius, C.; Gandenberger, C. (2016): Entwicklung der Innovationsdynamik bei Ressourceneffizienztechnologien. Kurzanalyse Nr. 8 im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt. Available at: http://www.umweltbundesamt.de/dokument/christian-sartorius-carsten-gandenberger-fraunhofer

Gandenberger, C. (2016): "Divide et Impera?" - Theoretische Perspektiven auf die Collaborative Economy. Working Paper S 01/2016, Karlsruhe.

Walz, R.; Bodenheimer, M.; Gandenberger, C. (2016): Kritikalität und Positionalität: Was ist kritisch für wen – und weshalb? In: Exner, A./Held, M./Kümmerer, K. (Hrsg.): Kritische Metalle in der Großen Transformation, Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Peuckert, J.; Bodenheimer, M.; Gandenberger, C. (2016): The role of international trade for the global build-up of innovation capabilities in the wind industry, in: Innovation & Development, 6 (1), pp. 103-121.

2015

Bodenheimer, M.; Gandenberger, C.; Griestop, L. (2015): Methodology for the assessment of policy coherence in the area of non-energy mineral resources. Kurzanalyse Nr. 4 im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt.

Manhart, A.; Gandenberger, C.; Bodenheimer, M.; Rüttinger, L.; Griestop, L. (2015): Ungewollte Verschiebungseffekte durch Standards und Zertifizierung - Relevanz und Lösungsansätze für den Bereich der abiotischen Rohstoffe. Kurzanalyse Nr. 5 im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt.

Gandenberger, C.; Bodenheimer, M.; Schleich, J.; Orzanna, R.; Macht, L. (2015): Factors driving international technology transfer: empirical insights from a CDM project survey. In: Climate Policy, DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2015.1069176 .

Qin Haibo; Wang Yi; Tan Xian-Chun; Huang Bao-Rong; Gandenberger,C.; Lüninck Freiherr Von,B.(2015): A Comparative Study of Climate-related Aid among the United States,Germany, and Japan: Implications for China‘s South-South Cooperation Concerning Climate Change, China Soft Science, 2015 (2), pp. 22-34 (in Chinese).

Peukert, J.; Schmid, C.; Gandenberger, C. (2015): International Transfer of Climate Technologies: Which factors Influence the Firm's Choice of Transfer Channel? Working Paper S09/2015, Karlsruhe.

Sartorius, C.; Strauch, M.; Gandenberger, C. (2015): International Transfer of Technologies for Climate Adaptation - The Case of Membrane Bio-Reactors, Working Paper S08/2015, Karlsruhe.

Gandenberger, C.; Unger, D.; Strauch, M.; Bodenheimer, M. (2015): The International Transfer of Wind Power Technology to Brazil and China, Working Paper S07/2015, Karlsruhe.

Glöser, S.; Tercero Espinoza, L.; Gandenberger, C.; Faulstich, M. (2015): Raw material criticality in the context of classical risk assessment, in: Resources Policy 44,
pp. 35-46.

Gandenberger, C.; Bodenheimer, M.; Schleich, J.; Orzanna, R.; Macht, L. (2015): Factors driving international technology transfer: empirical insights from a CDM project survey, Working Paper S05/2015, Karlsruhe.

2014

Gandenberger, C.; Orzanna, R.; Klingenfuß, S.; Sartorius, C. (2014): The impact of policy interactions on the recycling of plastic packaging waste in Germany, Working Paper S08/2014, Karlsruhe.

Gandenberger, C. (2014): Explorative Analyse der Zielbeziehungen zwischen
Ressourceneffizienz und Versorgungssicherheit
, Kurzanalyse im Rahmen des Projekts RohPolRess für das Umweltbundesamt. Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe.

Gandenberger, C.; Peuckert, J.; Christmann-Budian, S.; Bodenheimer, M. (2014): Wie können die Voraussetzungen für den Transfer klimafreundlicher Technologien in die Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländer verbessert werden? In: Econet Monitor 5/2014, German Industry and Commerce Greater China (Eds.), pp. 27-29.

2013

Biege, S.; Schröter, M.; Gandenberger, C.; Buschak, D. (Eds.) (2013): Chancen für die nachhaltige Entwicklung durch neue hybride Wertschöpfungskonzepte. Fraunhofer Verlag, Stuttgart.

2012

Gandenberger, C.; Glöser, S.; Marscheider-Weidemann, F.; Ostertag, K.; Walz, R. (2012): Supply of raw materials for high-tech German industries – specifying and further developing Germany’s raw materials strategy. TAB-Report No. 150, Berlin.

Gandenberger, C.; Sartorius, C.(2012): Decentral wastewater infrastructure: Characterisation and overcoming path dependencies based on a technical innovation system analysis. In: Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI: Innovation System Revisited. Experiences from 40 years of Fraunhofer ISI research, Stuttgart, pp. 109-127.

2011

Gandenberger, C. (2011): How critical is the supply of non-energetic minerals to the German economy? In: The Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) TAB-BRIEF No. 39 / August 2011, pp. 48-50.

Gandenberger, C. (2011): From social to social-ecological embeddedness of the firm - assessing the potentials of the resource dependence approach, In: Managementforschung, Band 21: Organisation und Umwelt, pp. 249-279.

Gandenberger, C.; Garrelts, H.; Wehlau, D. (2011): Assessing the Effects of Certification Networks on Sustainable Production and Consumption: The Cases of FLO and FSC. Journal of Consumer Policy, Special Issue: Putting Sustainable Consumption into Practice, Vol. 34 (1), pp. 107-126.

Gandenberger, C. (2011): Das Konzept der absoluten Knappheit und seine Implikationen für das Stoffstrommanagement. In: Beckenbach, F.; Urban, A.I. (Eds.): Methoden der Stoffstromanalyse - Konzepte, agentenbasierte Modellierung und Ökobilanz.
Marburg, pp. 19-40.

2010

Gandenberger, C.; Marscheider-Weidemann, F.; Tercero, L. (2010): Kritische Rohstoffe aus europäischer Sicht, Die Volkswirtschaft, November 2010, pp. 12-15.

2009

Gandenberger, C. (2009): CSR and the Conflict Between Economic and Social Objectives: A Critical View on the Dealing with Social Issues in the Clothing Supply Chain. Journal for Business, Economics and Ethics, 10/3, pp. 304-321.

Gandenberger, C.; Hillenbrand, T.; Schröter, M.; Ostertag, K.; Buschak, D. (2009): Alternative Konzepte für den Betrieb häuslicher Kleinkläranlagen. Umweltmagazin, 9, 2009.

Gandenberger, C.; Garrelts, H. (2009): Möglichkeiten und Grenzen transnationaler Zertifizierungsorganisationen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung agrar- und forstwirtschaftlicher Versorgungssysteme. In: Weller, I. (Ed.): Systems of Provision & Industrial Ecology: Neue Perspektiven für die Forschung zu nachhaltigem Konsum?  Bremen.

2008

Gandenberger, C. (2008): Nachhaltiges Ressourcenmanagement: Konzeptionelle Weiterentwicklung und Realisierungsansätze in der Bekleidungsbranche. LIT Verlag Hamburg.