Connective Cities Dialogue Events: Promoting Innovative and Sustainable Start-ups
The international city platform Connective Cities provides global and demand-based services to improve the cooperation of urban practitioners. It enhances the exchange of best practices, expert knowledge, solution-oriented consulting and creates partnership opportunities among stakeholders in the event.
Connective Cities addresses questions related to regional economic development driven by sustainable policies and strategies. It illustrates best practices in the overarching fields of good urban governance, integrated urban development, and support of local economic development strategies.
Held in Berlin in December 2014, the Connective Cities dialogue event focused on “Promoting Innovative and Sustainable Start-ups” and Borderstep director Klaus Fichter delivered a keynote address on “entrepreneurial ecosystems: internationalization as a key trend.”
Digital energy management in existing buildings 20.09.2019
The Smart Living industry association has submitted a statement on the Building Energy Act to Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In this statement, the association refers to the climate protection contribution of digitisation in buildings. Borderstep has calculated figures for the possible CO2 reduction through building automation systems in existing residential buildings in Germany. More
Digitisation = climate protection? 31.07.2019
Cloud Computing, 3D-Printing, Big Data, Industry 4.0: The world of work and life is changing drastically due to digitalization. How does this affect climate protection? This is the focus of the CliDiTrans project of the Borderstep Institute. More
Interview: Germany, Green Energy Valley 01.07.2019
Clean Energy Wire interviewed Borderstep founder Prof. Klaus Fichter about the start-up scene in Germany. How important is the engineering spirit of the country? More