Borderstep at ICT4S 2019 in Finland
Sustainability in ICT
Borderstep is invited to the ICT4S conference in Finland with a presentation on innovation alliances for sustainable information and communication technology. The international ICT4S conferences deal with sustainability in information and communication technology and bring together leading researchers with government and industry representatives.
Dr. Severin Beucker, founder and CEO of the Borderstep Institute, and Simon Hinterholzer, researcher, will give a lecture on the current research results of AP 8.2 from the WindNODE project at ICT4S 2019. Title: “Building Energy Management Systems and Their Role in the Energy Transition”.
The work package deals with the use of flexibilities from residential neighbourhoods that are made usable with the help of smart building technology. In the lecture, two marketing options of flexibility, a flexibility platform and a virtual power plant pool, will be presented.
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