The Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility e.V. (IKEM) is an independent institute associated to the University of Greifswald. The institute specializes in the interdisciplinary analysis of the legal, economic and policy questions surrounding the energy transition. Its clients include the programs of the European Union, German federal and regional ministries, global foundations, international organizations, grid operators and industry. IKEM is well represented and connected in the international sustainability field.
IKEM brings together more than 40 researchers from various academic disciplines and all regions of the world, regularly publishing studies, statements or journal articles based on the completed research. Since 2017, IKEM has been a recognized non-governmental organization at the United Nations. Our aim is to support climate protection efforts worldwide.