Carolin Baedeker is Vice-Director and Co-Head of Research Unit Innovation Labs Sustainable Production and Consumption. Her current research focuses on the development and design of user-integrated sustainability innovations in Sustainable LivingLabs and the establishment and expansion of urban transformation labs in the sense of real-world laboratories research. Other focal areas of her work are education for sustainable development, transformative learning, and cooperation and networks.
In her doctorate she developed a model to characterize success factors for regional, innovation-oriented networks. Carolin Baedeker holds a teaching position at the Institute of Geography at the University of Cologne.