Ecologic Institute conducts inter- and transdisciplinary environmental research. In its role as an independent, non partisan organisation, Ecologic Institute is dedicated to the preparation of relevant sociopolitical aspects of sustainability research and contributing new knowledge to environmental policy. Innovative research methods, an orientation on practice and a transdisciplinary approach ensure scientific excellent and social relevance. The work done at Ecologic Institute covers the spectrum of environmental topics, including energy efficiency, and includes the integration of environment-related issues into other political spheres. In energy efficiency, the EI has lead and participated in numerous FP6 and FP7 projects and carried out also a number of projects i.e. for DG Energy, DG Environment, DG Climate Action, the EEA, national and regional ministries and authorities. Providing integrated and user-focused dissemination and learning tools are core capacities of the EI team.