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Dipl.-Ing. Werner Frühwirth, MSc

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Lectures 2021/22

Applied Life Sciences

> Ecodesign ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Ecodesign ILV

Lector: DI Bernd Brandt, Dipl.-Ing. Werner Frühwirth, MSc, Raffaela Zuliani, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Einführung in ökologische Designprinzipien
- Eco Design als Kernanforderung
- Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
- Rechtliche und normative Grundlagen des Eco Designs- Ökodesign-Verordnung
- Verpackungsverordnung
- EU Kreislaufwirtschaftspaket
- REACH Verordnung
- Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz
- Die Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
- International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
- EMAS

- Kreislaufwirtschaft
- Life Cycle Assesment (LCA)- Integration von Eco Design in die Produktentwicklung und den Produktlebenszyklus

- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Eco Design Webtools
- Guidelines- Circular Packaging Design Guidline
- Packaging Design for Recycling
- Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung von Verpackungen

Case-Studies – Webtools, Re-Design einer Verpackung mit Hilfe der Guidelines

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
- 20 % Presentation (group)
- 50 % written report (group)
- 30 % written exam (all)

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by the lecturer, guest lecture, practical examples in web tools, carrying out a case study, presentations by the students, written elaboration and written exam.

Language

German

> Life cycle analysis ILV
Sustainable Resource Management more

Life cycle analysis ILV

Lector: DI Bernd Brandt, Dipl.-Ing. Werner Frühwirth, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Life Cycle Assessment- Basics - from cradle to grave
- LCA-assessment framework- Goals and system boundaries
- LCA Inventory
- LCAI - impact analysis

- Software for LCA
- Systemic thinking
- Normative framework (ISO 14040 series, ISO 14044)
- Strengths and weaknesses
- Future trends

- Environmental communication
Normative framework (ISO 14000 family)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Mid-term exams, grading of group work & cooperation

Teaching methods

Lectures, group work & individual exercises

Language

German

> Life Cycle Analysis Exercises UE
Sustainable Resource Management more

Life Cycle Analysis Exercises UE

Lector: DI Bernd Brandt, Lisa Ehm, MSc, Dipl.-Ing. Werner Frühwirth, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Overview of software, databases and methods
- Introduction to the software open LCA
- Calculation and presentation of the ecological environmental impacts of selected product systems

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Course immanent examination character with final examination

Teaching methods

Blended Learning Approach
The blended learning approach includes teaching and learning methods in the face-to-face classes as well as in independent individual work packages.
- Exercises
- Individual self-study tasks
- Group work
- presentation
- Collaboration

Language

German

> Sustainability and Resource Management ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Sustainability and Resource Management ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Werner Frühwirth, MSc, Lola-Charlotte Wenger, MSc

2SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

- Definition and principles of sustainability,
- Integration of environmental, social and economic acting,
- Strategies in sustainability,
- Reuse and recycling,
Sustainable business strategies

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment (including assessment methods such as preliminary test, intermediate test, homework, students´ collaboration, and final exam)

Teaching methods

Blended learning (including learning methods such as frontal teaching, distance learning, exercises, work tasks, students´ presentations, etc.)

Language

English