Max Marwede

Max holds a PostDoc position in the Junior Research Group „Obsolescence as a challenge for sustainability – causes and alternatives“ with a focus on developing eco-innovation processes for long-living products. Max studied econo-physics and philosophy at the University of Ulm and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He worked at the “Institute for Future Studies and Technology Assessment” in Berlin from 2007 until 2010 engaged in resource efficiency and technology roadmapping projects. Since 2010 he is working at the Technical University of Berlin as scientific research assistant with the focus on eco-design of electronic products. Since 2016 he also supports companies in developing circular systems and business models at Fraunhofer IZM. In 2013 he received a doctor’s degree for his thesis “Critical Raw Material Flows of Thin-Film Photovoltaics” from the University of Augsburg. For this research he visited the School of Environment of the Qinghua University (Beijing) as research fellow in 2011 with a scholarship of the German Exchange Service.

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