Annika Greven


Sustainable Production and Consumption
Research Unit Innovation Labs
Annika Greven
+49 202 2492-196
+49 202 2492-108

Education and Academic Training

  • 2015 - 2017 Studies of Strategic Innovation in Products & Services at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, degree: Master of Arts
  • 2010 - 2014 Studies of Industrial Product Design at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands, degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Professional Experience

  • Since 2018 Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute, Division Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Since 2017 Freelance Designer
  • Since 2017 Employee at the sustainable fashion start-up wijld
  • 2017 - 2018 Research Assistant at the Wuppertal Institute, Research Group Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • 2016 - 2017 Research Assistant in the research group: Human Factors Engineering, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
  • 2013 - 2016 Working student at Hueck Engraving GmbH, Viersen
  • 2014 Internship at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf

Research Focus

  • Living labs for sustainability
  • Product and service development for sustainable production and consumption processes
  • Sustainability-oriented business model development
  • Transition Design, Design Thinking, User-Centred Design and User-Integrated Design


  • Since 2014 founding member and contact person of the university groups Viva con Agua Düsseldorf and Viva con Agua Wuppertal of the association Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V.