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

Green Economy Start-up Monitor 18.04.2018

The current issue of the Green Economy Start-up Monitor of the Borderstep Institute reports for the first time on questions of financing green start-ups (special pages Green Start-up Investment Monitor). The data were collected in cooperation with the German Startup Monitor (DSM) 2017. More

Borderstep at the ICT4S in Toronto 12.04.2018

Borderstep is invited to give a presentation on innovation alliances for sustainable ICT at the ICT4S conference in Toronto (Canada). The conference focuses on sustainability in ICT and will take place from 13 to 19 May 2018. More

Data Science for Social Good Berlin supports Borderstep 10.04.2018

The Data Science for Social Good Berlin (DSSG) data experts are supporting the Borderstep Institute and its Green Economy Startup Monitor with its third "Datathon" from April 20 to 22, 2018. Volunteers with relevant knowledge are still being sought. More