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

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

#SGA18: These are the Winners 21.11.2018

The winners of the StartGreen Awards 2018 and the StartGreen@ School Awards 2018 have been announced. The award ceremony took place for the fourth time in a row as part of "Gründerwoche Deutschland" at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin. More

EURAM 2019: Call for papers 26.10.2018

For the track "Sustainability, Circular and Green Tech Innovation" of the EURAM Conference 2019, scientific articles (full papers) can be submitted until 15 January 2019. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is co-chair of the track. More