Strengthening green start-ups as drivers of transformation
The project aims to strengthen green start-ups in their role in the transformation of the economy towards a green economy.
Edible Cities Network (EdiCitNet)
The using of urban landscapes for food production makes cities more sustainable and more liveable. At the same time it is an opportunity for start-ups and initiatives to develop innovative business models.
Climate protection by digital technologies
The short study provides an overview of the current state of knowledge on direct and indirect effects of digitisation on climate protection.
Data Centre Heat Exchange with AI-Technologies (DC-HEAT)
With the support of artificial intelligence, it should be possible in future to plan and operate data centres in the Frankfurt area in such a way that negative effects on the environment are reduced.
Demonstration of the benefit of solar thermal blinds (DESTINI)
With DESTINI, the solar thermal blind is being implemented for the first time in the largest European innovation quarter near Frankfurt a.M. The Borderstep Institute is supporting the project.
IMPACT of sustainability-oriented start-up support
The project develops an evaluation model with which the economic, ecological and social impact of start-up support programmes can be recorded, assessed and improved.
Structural change in the automotive industry
The project analyses the structural change in the automotive industry triggered by globalisation, digitalisation and climate protection.
Governance of Radical Environmental Innovations (Go)
Radical system innovations only slowly lead to the transformation of markets. The project investigates how such processes can be accelerated by an activating state.
Waste heat recovery from compact data centres (HotFlAd)
The overall objective of the project is to develop and demonstrate an energy-efficient, standardised data center with liquid-cooled servers in which the waste heat is converted into cold.
DIN sustainability standard for start-ups (DIN Connect)
The aim of the project is to develop, test and institutionalise a standard for assessing the sustainability potential of start-ups.
The Sustainability 4All project will encourage the early and lasting integration of climate protection and other sustainability concerns into newly founded, innovative companies.
Adaptive facade collectors for solar architecture (Arkol)
The ArKol research project is developing novel thermal solar collectors for use in building facades. Borderstep supports the project consortium on behalf of Fraunhofer ISE.
In the EU-EcoCloud project, the energy consumption and energy efficiency potentials of cloud computing services in the EU are determined.
Climate Protection Potentials of the Digital Transformation
The project, which is funded by the BMBF under the research priority "Economics of Climate Change", aims to determine whether digitisation will lead to more or less climate protection overall.
The aim of the EU-funded project is to test new forms of cooperation between students, companies and start-ups in promoting green innovation and to improve existing services.
Energy and resource requirements of networked products
The short study, which was commissioned by the BUND, shows the ecological challenges of the increasing networking of private households.
The StartGreen Award fosters green economy entrepreneurs from Germany. It supports innovative start-ups and exemplary start-up funding initiatives.
Green Entrepreneurship Academy in Northern Kosovo
At the Green Entrepreneurship Academy in Northern Kosovo, young aspiring entrepreneurs from Kosovo receive individual training in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship.
Total Energy Management for Professional Data Centers
The TEMPRO project develops solutions to significantly reduce data center energy consumption. It focuses on a holistic approach to energy management.
A showcase for smart energy from the north-east of Germany
More than 50 partners will be working together on the northeast German model region for smart energy, as part of the collaborative WindNODE project.
The StartGreen@School project promotes a sustainable entrepreneurial culture in schools. The aim is for students to learn more about business start-ups in the field of sustainability.
Green Start-Up Investment Alliance
More support for green start-ups: This is what Green Start-Up Investment Alliance aims to achieve. The hands-on project searches for ways to promote environmental and climate protection.
Online information and networking portal: The green start-up community meets at StartGreen in order to counter the greatest environmental and social challenges of our time together.