Title: ECODESIGN Toolbox for Green Product Concepts

Abstract: The goal of the project was the development of a method for sustainable product design. The ECODESIGN Toolbox consists of a six step process which is specifically adapted to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. In cooperation with the industrial partners the method was also applied for three specific green product concepts.

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Duration: 01/2006 - 07/2007

Funding: FFG (Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft), BMVIT (Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie)


  • Profaktor Produktionsforschungs-GmbH
  • KERP Consulting GmbH
  • Abatec Electronic AG
  • Philips Austria
  • ENGEL Austria GmbH
Pictogram of a toolbox with the inscription "Ecodesign Toolbox".

© Forschungsgruppe Ecodesign

red and yellow boxes with steps for developing a "green" product

© Forschungsgruppe Ecodesign