Transatlantic knowledge transfer
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Transatlantic knowledge transfer

Borderstep develops research and consulting projects that strengthen global scientific exchange, with a particular focus on Europe and the US.

This includes the SHIFT research project, which compares support systems for sustainable start-ups in Europe and the US. The main goal of SHIFT was to enable universities, incubators, business development organisations, financial institutions, design service providers and other relevant actors and intermediaries to support sustainable entrepreneurship more effectively.

In collaboration with transnational actors involved in supporting start-ups, Borderstep’s transatlantic knowledge transfer activities between the two continents bring together best-practice examples for the transformation toward a green economy.

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