Work and qualification in the socio-economic transformation

Under the direction of the Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftliche Strukturforschung (GWS), the Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit), together with the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) and the German Institute for Employment Research (IAB), is investigating the path to greenhouse gas neutrality from a labour market perspective in this project. The research project on behalf of the UBA and BMUV focuses on the survey of the quantitative and qualitative employment effects on the path to greenhouse gas emissions neutrality, with special consideration of the skilled labour and qualification requirements. The aim of the research project is to identify and evaluate concrete qualification needs in the respective transformation fields, sectors and regions. The iit is responsible in particular for the expert interviews and the expert discussions.


February 2022 until December 2024


Umweltbundesamt (German Federal Environmental Agency, UBA) and the German Federal Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)