We leverage technology to promote sustainability.

We develop data-driven interventions for behaviour change and data analytics tools, with a focus on real-world applications in the energy and mobility sector. 

In August 2019, Verena Tiefenbeck was appointed as Professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. With funding from the Bavarian initiative Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern, she has established the Bits to Energy Lab Nuremberg. The new team at FAU will join forces with the existing teams of the Bits to Energy Lab – a research alliance of teams at ETH Zurich, at the University of Bamberg, at the University of St. Gallen.


The website of the Bits to Energy Lab Nuremberg is currently in the making. Further information will be available soon. In the meantime, please visit for further information about research projects at the different sites of the Bits to Energy Lab.


In November, Leonard Michels joined as the first PhD student in the new B2E lab team in Nuremberg. He studied Human Decision Science at Maastricht University and Psychology at the University of Tübingen. Welcome on board, Leonard! Additionally, we are very happy that Julia Neukam joined our team ...