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

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