Design Consultant Dr. Max Marwede
Dr. Max Marwede is Research Fellow at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (Fraunhofer IZM) and holds a PostDoc position in the Junior Research Group “Obsolescence as a challenge for sustainability – causes and alternatives” at the Technical University Berlin.
As a PostDoc he develops an eco-innovation process for long-living products. As part of the department “Environmental and Reliability Engineering” of the Fraunhofer IZM, and as a freelancer, he supports companies in designing sustainable products and consults German and European public authorities on future eco-design requirements.
He has experience with technology roadmapping, inderdisciplinary stakeholder cooperation and project management in industry-oriented research projects in various technology fields (automation technologies, renewable energies and electronics). Part of his work is to facilitate and moderate eco-innovation processes and train engineers and designers how to develop sustainable products. For the latter, Max created the Learning Factory Ecodesign together with Tapani Jokinen.