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

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

StartGreen@School invited to Helsinki 28.06.2019

The Borderstep project StartGreen@School was selected as the German finalist of the European Enterprise Award. The award is aimed at institutions and authorities that have rendered outstanding services to the promotion of entrepreneurial spirit. More

Green Startup Monitor 2018 26.06.2019

Now available in English: The Green Startup Monitor analyses the significance and challenges of those startups whose products and services contribute to the ecological goals of a Green Economy. More