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trend:research GmbH

trend:research is one of the leading independent market research institutes in the energy and waste sector.

Since its founding in 1997 it has been advising national and international costumers in a practical, result-oriented and effficient manner. Furthermore, it is developing globally accepted and acknowledged studies and reports. The systematic investigation, analysis and interpretation of market research data is being executed trough selected methods of primary and secondary research methods.

With neutral analysis and established forecasts it is possible to develop meaningful and need-based decision supports for its clients. Numerous employees are authors of miscellaneous publications and speakers at national and international conferences. trend:research holds the management and control of the office of the Bundesverband der Energiemarktdienstleister e.V..

trend:research has further areas of expertise which include renewable energies, contracting and decentralised production, waste industry, shared services including IT and marketing and sales. 

Facts and Figures:

  • Founded in 1997
  • Locations in Bremen, Bremerhaven und Cologne
  • more than 650 multi client studies
  • over 600 projects (e.g. support of an M&A-process with 1,4 Mrd. EUR in 2016)
  • more than 1.000 references
  • Database with approx. 35.000 business profiles
  • more than 83.000 employee and interview contacts 
  • approx. 13 Mio. entries in the database
  • Variety of data which can be evaluated as geographical data