Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Research and Project Development
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Research and Project Development

The Borderstep Institute has contributed to developments in the fields of a green economy and sustainable entrepreneurship for several years. Based on empirical studies, Borderstep carries out research on transatlantic trends, developments and dynamics of green markets.

Ongoing efforts include the StartUp4Climate initiative and the Green Economy Start-up Monitor, a study on start-up activities in the areas of green technologies, renewable energies, energy efficiency, circular economy and climate protection.

For the pilot in 2012, Borderstep also investigated cleantech start-up activities in California and compared them to efforts in Germany.

Borderstep News

How much energy does the cloud need? 13.03.2019

In a joint study, the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability are analysing for the first time which IT infrastructure and IT services are used across the EU via the Internet. More

Borderstep welcomes On Purpose at its Berlin office 25.02.2019

Their associate-programme offers motivated professionals the opportunity to get to know the sustainable entrepreneurship sector. Currently, Martin Strobel is developing the StartGreen platform at Borderstep Institute as an On Purpose associate. More

Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018

With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More