nova-Institut GmbH

EFIB Stakeholder Profile

nova-Institut GmbH

Company/Organisation type: SME

Focus area/active in: 

  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Bio-based Chemistry
  • Equipment / Automation / Analytics
  • Bio-based Materials
  • Feedstock / Biomass
  • Packaging
  • Plastics
  • Supply Chain / Transport / Logistics IT / Software / Analytics
  • Testing / Certification / Standards



nova-Institute is a private and independent research institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on the transition of the chemical and material industry to renewable carbon.
We offer our unique understanding to support the transition of your business into a climate-neutral future. Our subjects include feedstock, technologies and markets, economy and policy, sustainability, communication and strategy development. Today, we are one of the leading thinkers of the industry.

Our work focus on:

Technology & Markets:
Market Research, Innovation & Technology Scouting, Trend & Competitive Analysis, Supply & Demand Analysis, Feasibility & Potential Studies, Customised Expert Workshops

Tailor-made Life Cycle Assessments, Customised Carbon Footprint Calculation Tools, Social Impact Assessment & Social Acceptance, Comprehensive Sustainability Assessments, Sustainability Integrated Technology Development (SUITED), Critical Reviews

Comprehensive Communication & Dissemination in Research Projects, Communication & Marketing Support: Network of 60,000 Contacts to Companies, Associations & Institutes Targeted Newsletters for 17 Specialty Areas of the Industry Conferences, Workshops & nova Sessions In-depth B2C Research

Economy & Policy:
Micro- and Macroeconomics, Techno-Economic Evaluation (TEE) for Low & High TRL, Target Price Analysis for Feedstock & Products, Strategic Consulting for Industry, Policy & NGO’s Political Framework, Measures & Instruments Standards, Certification & Labelling.


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nova-Institut GmbH
Chemiepark Knapsack
Industriestraße 300
50354 Hürth, Germany 

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