Improving Science Through Sustainability

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By Sharing Protocols, Solutions and Innovations



You are a busy and you cannot afford any risk to the quality of your science. Still, sustainability is of importance to you.

Whether it is reducing waste, finding new innovations, or communicating your efforts – we are here to save you time and effort!



ReAdvance is an initiative led by scientists from all over the world.
We have been behind the bench ourselves and seen the impact of our research first-hand.


Now, we want to share our experiences and those of experts worldwide that we work with.



It’s scary …
every scientist produces ≈ 950kg of plastic waste per year.


A single molecular simulation produces serval kg of CO2 equivalents …


And environmental polllution is the third leading risk associated cause of death worldwide.

A Difficult Mission

While most of us would like to make their science more sustainable, very few know how. Resistances and fear of impairing results due to a lack of education are common. You should not change a running system. but how is it then possible to become more sustainable?

A New Approach

We understand sustainable practice as an approach to increase efficiency in the laboratory and processes in administration. In essence, we are here to share how to save time, resources & money, convince others and make experiments safer without spending a lot of time or effort – because we know that time is our most valuable asset.

An Opportunity

We were able to reduce plastic waste by about 65% while working in sterile conditions.

We share our insights in the form of events, protocols, and dedicated consulting workshops. You can think of us as mediators, bridging the gap between innovators coming up with solutions and scientists able to implementing them.

Everything Else You Want To Know

Upcoming Events

Sustainability in all shapes and sizes – made for you

We wrote the very first Sustainability review!

We are about to publish the very first review about sustainable practices in science. We collected all the works we were aware of and compiled it into an overview of actions for individual scientists, groups and entire institutes for you!

Labconscious Webinar Series - NEB TV

We were invited to give a talk for the brand-new Labconcious Webinar Series. Right after the event you can watch it in NEB's online library! Our talk will be titled: Increasing Lab Efficiency up to 71% - Tips for Sustainable Science. Stay tuned!
Special Collaborations

My Green Lab is our leading nonprofit for sustainability in the life-sciences!

Providing the ACT label, laboratory certification, an ambassador program and much more, My Green Lab is paramount for advancing our mission of greener research.

My Green Lab introduces sustainability to the community responsible for the world’s life-changing medical and
technical innovations.

The ACT label is your guide for greener procurement, allowing you to quantify the environmental impact of your equipment!

Get your laboratory certified to be eligible for future funding and demonstrate commitment to a greener future!

The International Society for Computational Biology is your organization for global impact on science and society in bioinformatics. Apart from an amazing learning hub called “Nucleus”, they also have a “Green Group” you can join to learn more about sustainable practices.

A global society advocating for and advancing scholarship, research, training, outreach, and inclusive community building in computational biology and its professions.

Our friends at tomorrow university let you invest into your future.

Enable yourself to go for a career within sustainability or take the step to learn how to introduce sustainability in your current organization.

Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is a fully-accredited, remote-first institution that allows learners to build the 21st-century skills needed in sustainability, entrepreneurship, and technology through our revolutionary approach to education. We are building a community of empowered and connected individuals who will create a brighter, more sustainable future. Their success is our mission, and their impact is our measure.

How to Reach Us

You Want To Reach Out To Us Directly?

You can always reach us at coordination[at]

Otherwise, we have set up forms for you in the Scientist/University and Association/Company section

Apply For The Innovation Assessment Team

Being the first one to see innovations for laboratory? If you feel excited about judging solutions and ideas from companies and start-ups then our group does what you love!

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3 Reasons NOT To Work With Us

We are not for everyone

Whether you are a researcher, a manager or someone who wants to blackmail us after having hacked this website – read the following  carefully because we think differently!

1. You know you can do it better than anyone else even if it takes you years…

Why should you seek inspiration or support from others? That would be a waste of time and money. Getting help is a sign of weakness! You do what you think will work, whether it does or not doesn’t matter as much. Now it’s done once and for all—ready for vacation?


In our opinion, time is your most valuable asset. You can figure everything out yourself, but that often means putting in a lot of effort, time, and frustration because you’re reinventing the wheel. We are here to share our knowledge as scientists and the experiences from our network of experts worldwide.

2. Sustainability is fluffy, it has nothing to do with science…

Some think sustainability is just about nature and, at best, shouldn’t interfere with workflows. Your serious face tells everyone you’re not greenwashing, even if you need to be more sustainable due to new regulations and grant guidelines. Knowing how to express what you are doing is important when writing a love letter, but not in science!


We believe that sustainability is more of an approach than a topic. Nothing that we are used to hear about when watching the news. It’s a lens that enhances data quality (think replicability and statistics), increases safety, and saves a lot of money. However, simply stating that you are more sustainable isn’t enough—addressing prejudice, assumptions, and emotions is a delicate task that you can only manage with people at the source.

3.  You don’t have more time or money to spend on sustainability; you need to move meaningless numbers!

Words like “development” and “tailored solutions” are foreign to you because the keyword is success! Investing in “processes” and “optimization” is what people on Wall Street do—you know because you watched “The Wolf of Wall Street”! You need the key performance indicators and numbers you’ve known since day one… Change or progress doesn’t really matter; you’re not in school anymore.


We believe our partners should know what’s going on, remain in control, and be able to update in the future. Sustainability can only be reliably achieved when tailored to specific circumstances. You wouldn’t buy a new car by blindly listening to the glowing salesperson either. Whether you need the newest protocols, innovations, or just want to talk to customers or colleagues, we help you find your way without effort instead of selling you a neat number to print without ever understanding what it means.

If you want to do things differently, then you can walk the way with us!

Now It Is On You

Will you join the others? We support you on the journey to make research more sustainable!