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European Enterprise Promotion Awards

Award ceremony during the SME Assembly of the EU Commission

  • 29 November 2022, Prague, Czech Republic

For the 16th time, the jury of the European Commission will award outstanding projects and initiatives for the promotion of entrepreneurship with the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA). Borderstep is nominated with the project ScaleUp4Sustainability.More

EURAM Annual Conference 2023

Leading Digital Transformation: Call for Papers

  • 14 - 16 June 2023, Trinity College, Dublin, Irland

The conference brings together the European business community. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is co-chair for the track Innovation for Sustainability, Circularity and Green-tech. Scientists are invited to submit their papers.More

Business Plan Competition Berlin-Brandenburg (BPW)

Presentation of the Special Award Sustainability

  • 4 July 2022, Berlin

As a partner of the Business Plan Competition Berlin-Brandenburg (BPW), the Borderstep Institute sponsors the Special Award Sustainability, which will be awarded during the 3rd BPW 2022 award ceremony on July 4.More

ICT4S 2022

Borderstep presents project results on digitalization in the building sector

  • 13 - 17 June 2022, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and online

The 8th international conference on ICT and sustainability is organized by the University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria). Borderstep presents a paper describing the methods of the Bitkom Building Study.More

EURAM Annual Conference 2022

Leading Digital Transformation: Call for Papers

  • 15 - 17 June 2022, Winterthur, Schweiz

The largest European conference for economists brings together management researchers and practitioners in an interdisciplinary dialog. Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter, Director of the Borderstep Institute, is this year's co-chair of the track "Innovation for Circularity, Green Technologies and Sustainability".More

Green Startup Monitor 2022: Press Conference

  • 3 March 2022, VIRTUAL

This year, the GSM is published for the fourth time. It is published jointly by Borderstep and the German Startups Association and surveys the green startup scene in Germany.More

Borderstep Impact Forum 2021

As part of the ISPIM Innovation Conference 2021

  • 2021, VIRTUAL

The Borderstep Impact Forum 2021 is dedicated to the topic of sustainability assessment and impact measurement of start-ups.More

Borderstep Impact Forum 2020

As part of the virtual ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020

  • 2020, VIRTUAL

The Borderstep Impact Forum 2020 is dedicated to the topic of sustainability assessment and impact measurement of start-ups. It is part of the virtual ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020.More

ISPIM 2019

European Innovation Conference

  • 2019, Florence, Italy

Do those start-ups that set themselves economic, ecological and/or social targets have more difficulties raising capital than other start-ups? Borderstep presents current research results at this year's ISPIM conference.More

EURAM Annual Conference 2019

Prof. Klaus Fichter Co-Chair of a track of the Strategic Interest Group (SIG) Innovation

  • 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Borderstep presents the latest research results on Green Innovation at the annual EURAM Conference, which takes place this year in Portugal.More

Borderstep News

Borderstep spin-off closes financing round 07.11.2022

The Borderstep spin-off ImpactNexus has now closed its first round of financing. The start-up offers solutions for sustainability reporting and impact management. The target group of the offering is primarily venture capital and private equity portfolio managers. More

Impact management: Borderstep expertise for urban food organizations 01.11.2022

In an international workshop for the EdiCitnet project, Borderstep presented various concepts around the topic of impact management and presented practical examples. Representatives of urban food initiatives participated. More

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action honors Borderstep project 24.10.2022

The European joint project "ScaleUp4Sustainability" won the German preliminary round of the European Enterprise Awards. Borderstep director and project leader Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter now accepted the certificate at the BMWK.  More