If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

High-Level-Matching for GreenTech-Start-ups Part 2

Second round for the matching format within the scope of Bordersteps GreenUpInvest project

  • December 2017, VKU-Forum, Invalidenstr. 91, 10115 Berlin

For the second time, Borderstep organizes a High-Level-Matching for green startups and business angel and VC investors as part of their GreenUpInvest project. More

Green Entrepreneurship Academy

Entrepreneurship trainers instruct the candidates about the necessary steps to make the green startup ideas feasible for Kosovo’s market

  • November 2017, Mitrovica, Kosovo

Borderstep organizes, in collaboration with the GIZ, a Green Entrepreneurship Academy for aspiring entrepreneurs in Kosovo. The academy takes place in November 2017 in Mitrovica, Kosovo. More

From Energiewende to Energy Transition

European Perspectives on Smart Energy Systems

  • October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The large-scale project WindNODE from northeastern Germany wants to start a joint discussion with different European regions that face similar challenges when it comes to the next steps of energy transition. More

Borderstep Impact Forum 2017

How do innovations and start-ups have to be funded in order for the transformation toward a green economy to succeed?

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

How should innovations and start-ups be funded for the successful transformation toward a green economy? This question took center stage at the Borderstep Impact Forum 2017 held at the Max Planck Society's Harnack-Haus in Berlin-Dahlem. More

SHIFTing the Support of Entrepreneurship in Eco-Innovation

The Roles of Universities, Incubators, Business Development Organisations, Design Service Providers, Funders and Interagents

  • 2016, Brussels, Belgium

The workshop is the final event for the project SHIFT – Support Systems for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Transformation, a research project supported by the ECO-INNOVERA Network. More

Final conference of nordwest2050

Climate change as an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises in Germany

  • 2014, Bremen, Germany

As one of the research partners, the Borderstep Institute, presented the findings from three projects on cooling, air conditioning, and bioenergy at the International Final Conference of the “nordwest2050” (KLIMZUG) project in Bremen. More

Tour of Berlin’s Eco-Innovation Hotspots

Borderstep event at International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries”

  • 2014, Berlin, Germany

In January 2014, Borderstep created a side event at the International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries” which was organized by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). More

Berlin on the path to becoming a green start-up capital?

Kick-off event for the StartUp4Climate start-up initiative

  • 2013, Berlin, Germany

Experts from Germany and the US discussed the opportunities for start-ups in the green economy in Berlin and Brandenburg during the “Startup Week Germany” in November 2013. More

Diffusion paths for sustainable innovations

Final conference of the research project

  • 2012, Berlin, Germany

During the conference, the various types of diffusion paths were presented and differentiated from others in which product and service innovations are disseminated more successfully even today. More

Borderstep News

Echoing Green: Borderstep supports green talents 08.03.2018

Linda Bergset, senior researcher at the Borderstep Institute, was one of the reviewers for the Climate Fellowship 2018 of Echoing Green. The Fellowship promotes innovative ideas from around the world on topics such as water, waste and energy. More

StartGreen Competitors Successful at Cleantech Open 27.02.2018

Two victorious startups from the 2017 StartGreen Award and winners of the German preselection for the Cleantech Open Global Ideas Competition succeeded again in California. Matteco scored second place in the “Seed Track” category (1 of 3 categories), while Ineratec, a spin-off company of KIT, won in the “Scale Track” category. More

Call for papers for the International Technology Management Conference 16.02.2018

The 24th ICE/IEEE International Technology Management Conference will take place from June 17 – 20, 2018 in Stuttgart (Germany). Dr. Severin Beucker is co-chair of the session „Sustainability in Innovation & Entrepreneurship“. The call for papers is open until March 15th 2018. More