It always seems impossible until it's done. (Nelson Mandela)

Research cooperation Climate Change

The Borderstep Institute is cooperating with the Bren School at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in a research project on climate change commissioned by the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the United Nations Environment Programme. More

Green Incubation: Best Practice Workshop Series

Borderstep regularly organizes international best practice dialogue events on the topic of green incubation. The workshop series, where experts on facilitating start-ups and innovation exchange views about green incubation approaches, began in 2014 with an event at the Charlottenburger Innovationszentrum (CHIC) in Berlin, Germany. More

Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Research and Project Development

Based on empirical studies, Borderstep carries out research on transatlantic trends, developments and dynamics of green markets. More

Landing Pad Program for green start-ups

The German-American Landing Pad Program enables entrepreneurs and innovators in the cleantech space to gain access to the U.S. and California market. More

Transatlantic knowledge transfer

Borderstep develops research and consulting projects that strengthen global scientific exchange, with a particular focus on Europe and the US. More

Borderstep News

New Article published in the Journal of Innovation Management 14.08.2017

With regard to a transition to a green economy the paper looks into technological, economical, organizational, user-specific and legal path dependencies. More

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research: new article now available 05.07.2017

Linda Bergset, Senior Researcher of Borderstep Institute, has published an article with the title „Green start-up finance – where do particular challenges lie?“ More

Sustainable business canvas now available in Spanish 02.06.2017

In cooperation with the University of Oldenburg, Borderstep developed the Sustainable Business Model Canvas. A detailed description of the concept is now available in German, English and also in Spanish. More