Current Projects

PIK scientists contribute to numerous research projects commissioned by external funders.
 

In the past 10 years, PIK has conducted over 500 projects funded, for example, through the research programmes of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) or the European Union. This list of current projects is generated from our database (newest first). Separate lists of completed  and all projects from 2007 on are available.

Current projects at PIK:

MonteVitis

Jan 01, 2023 - Dec 31, 2025
Funded by: EU, Horizon Europe
Contact: Christoph Menz

DecLaRe

Nov 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2026
Funded by: BMBF/DLR
Contact: Christoph Gornott

OCEAN:ICE

Nov 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2026
Funded by: EU, Horizon Europe
Contact: Ricarda Winkelmann

DIRECTED

Oct 01, 2022 - Sep 30, 2026
Funded by: EU, Horizon Europe
Contact: Fred Hattermann

Re-Livestock

Sep 01, 2022 - Aug 31, 2027
Funded by: EU, Horizon Europe
Contact: Susanne Rolinski

BG-Water

Aug 16, 2022 - Sep 30, 2024
Funded by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Contact: Johan Rockström

ABCDR

Aug 01, 2022 - Jul 31, 2025
Funded by: BMBF/DLR
Contact: Benjamin Bodirsky

CLIMVEST

ELEVATE

Jun 01, 2022 - May 31, 2026
Funded by: EU, Horizon Europe
Contact: Christoph Bertram

NEVERMORE

GCS II

Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2023
Funded by: Tokyo University
Contact: Elmar Kriegler (RD3), Christoph Müller (RD2)

WaldSpektrum-RD1

Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2026
Funded by: BMEL, PT FNR Fachagentur für nachwachsende Rohstoffe
Contact: Boris Sakschewski

SWAPNO

Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2024
Funded by: German Alliance for Global Health Research BMBF, PT DLR
Contact: Amanda Wendt

WaldSpektrum-RD2

Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2026
Funded by: BMEL, PT FNR Fachagentur für nachwachsende Rohstoffe
Contact: Martin Gutsch

Nu-Tree

Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2024
Funded by: DBU - Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
Contact: Amanda Wendt

B-EPICC-RD1

Apr 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2023
Funded by: BMUV
Contact: Kirsten Thonicke

DFG_prenatal

Mar 14, 2022 - Mar 13, 2025
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Sabine Gabrysch

B-EPICC-RD2

Jan 01, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023
Funded by: BMU
Contact: Fred Hattermann / Christoph Gornott

RADON

Dec 16, 2021 - Oct 15, 2024
Funded by: Gesellschaft für Anlagen und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH
Contact: Andrey Ganopolski

RECOVERY

Dec 01, 2021 - Nov 30, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Kirsten Thonicke

AGRICA_Madagaskar

Dec 01, 2021 - Jun 30, 2025
Funded by: GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Contact: Lisa Murken

Boreas

Nov 02, 2021 - Nov 01, 2024
Funded by: BMWi
Contact: Michael Pahle

CDR SynTra

Nov 01, 2021 - Oct 31, 2024
Funded by: BMBF/DLR
Contact: Jessica Strefler

TransformAr

Upon

Oct 01, 2021 - Sep 30, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Diego Rybski

STEPSEC

Agrica_21

Oct 01, 2021 - Aug 31, 2023
Funded by: GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Contact: Lisa Murken

VAST

Sep 01, 2021 - Feb 28, 2023
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Ricarda Winkelmann

EUCityCalc

Dekarbonisierung

Aug 01, 2021 - Jul 31, 2024
Funded by: Fraunhofer-Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung (ISI)
Contact: Falko Ueckerdt

CoCoHype 2

Aug 01, 2021 - Jul 31, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Frank Hellmann

RETAKE

EU ETS

Jul 01, 2021 - Mar 31, 2024
Funded by: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft (BMWi)
Contact: Michael Pahle

CLEANUP

Jul 01, 2021 - Jun 30, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Kai Lessmann

FloodDrivers

Jul 01, 2021 - Jun 30, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Dominik Paprotny

CCH PI3

Jun 01, 2021 - May 31, 2024
Funded by: DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Contact: Hermann Lotze-Campen/Christoph Gornott

ESM2025-RD2

Jun 01, 2021 - May 31, 2025
Funded by: EU, H2020
Contact: Christoph Müller

ESM2025-RD3

Jun 01, 2021 - May 31, 2025
Funded by: EU, H2020
Contact: Elmar Kriegler

CapTain Rain

Jun 01, 2021 - May 30, 2024
Funded by: BMBF, PTJ
Contact: Peter Hoffmann

DIALOGUES

May 01, 2021 - Apr 30, 2024
Funded by: EU, H2020
Contact: Fritz Reusswig

ECEMF

May 01, 2021 - Apr 30, 2025
Funded by: EU - European Union
Contact: Gunnar Luderer

CAMPAIGNERS

May 01, 2021 - Apr 30, 2024
Funded by: EU - European Union
Contact: Gunnar Luderer