Scientific projects of the HIE-RO Institute

The HIE-RO Institute works primarily project-oriented in the following areas: 

  • Research and development, 
  • Education and Training, 
  • Evaluation and scientific advice 
  • process Monitoring 

Here you will find a brief presentation of the currently running projects. An overview of the completed projects you can get under the corresponding menu item.

CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility

New research in Micro- and SMEs












The concept of CSR is a key instrument for developing corporate structures - in particular in the field of promotion of innovation and in order to support socio-economic development processes at local, regional , national and global levels.

Read more: CSR


Regional Energy Conversion - Local Energy Utilisation












The CryoInnoNet is a research and development network. In a joint venture small and medium sized companies and research institutions develop products and processes to make use of cryogen fuel in combustion engines. The basis of the cryogen fuel are natural and biogas.

Read more: KryoInnoNetz

Educational spaces 21. open UP!

Development of innovative, modern strategies for education in school


In the project "Educational Spaces 2" the HIE-RO-Institut - together with partners from Sweden and Poland (Fundacja Centrum Edukacji Obywatelskiej, Fundacja Rozwoju społeczeństwa Wiedzy Think! Rector Academies Utveckling AB ), is developing a design of educational and learning spaces in the field of education in school.

Read more: Eduspaces


South Baltic Training Programme


The "South Baltic Training Programme" (SBTP) is an EU project in the South Baltic Programme. The aim of the project is the progressive internationalisation of the labour market, vocational training and cross-border cooperation in the southern Baltic.

Read more: SBTP

Design EntrepreneurSHIP

intercultural training programme


Design EntrepreneurSHIP is a project with partners from Poland, Sweden and Germany. The target group includes students and graduates from the fields of economics, engineering and the different design disciplines (art, design, architecture, etc.) and SMEs that specialise in product and industrial design.

Read more: Design Entrepreneurship

'Out-of-School Children' - Zimbabwe

'Second Chance Education' programme


Commissioned by the German Agency of International Cooperation (GIZ, Eschborn) the Hanseatic Institute for Entrepreneurship and Regional Development (HIE-RO) conducts a Scientific Counselling Project ‘Second Chance Education’ in Zimbabwe.

Read more: "Out-of-School Children" Zimbabwe