Michael Carus | Managing Director | nova-Institute
He studied physics at the University of Cologne. He worked as a scientific staff member for nuclear energy and environment at the University of Tuebingen, as a scientific journalist for different professional magazines, at the KATALYSE-Umweltinstitut in Cologne (environment and resources), for the US company Tektronix GmbH in Cologne (IT) as well as for the company Flachglas Solartechnik GmbH in Cologne (solar power) until founding the nova-Institute for Political and Ecological Innovation together with other scientists in 1994.
nova-Institute is a private and independent research institute, offering research and consultancy with a focus on Renewable Carbon – bio-based and CO2-based economy and recycling – in the fields feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, sustainability, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. The institute has over 40 employees and an annual turnover of more than 3 million €.
Since its foundation Michael Carus is acting as the managing director. Mr. Carus is a member in many societies, associations and international organisations. Carus is consultant on company strategies and policy in different countries around the world.