Creativity requires input, and that's what research is. (Gene Luen Yang)

Electronics Goes Green 2024+

From silicon to sustainability

  • June 18 - 20, 2024 | H4 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz

Borderstep will present two papers at the conference with current research results from the fields of digitalization and green IT.More

EURAM Annual Conference 2024

  • 25 - 28 June 2024 | University of Bath, UK

The focus of this year's congress is "Fostering innovation to address Grand Challenges". Borderstep Director Prof Dr Klaus Fichter is once again acting as co-chair for the Innovation for Sustainability, Circularity and Green-tech track.More

Edible City Initiatives: How to Engage and Retain Employees and Volunteers

  • October 17, 2023 | 14 - 15.30 pm, ONLINE

A good team creates the foundation needed to build a successful edible city initiative or business. In this workshop, we provide important knowledge on how to develop a successful value proposition as an employer.More

Borderstep Impact Dialog: Impact Business Models – Measure What Matters

Joint STARbowl event of ESCP and Borderstep Institute

  • November 13, 2023 | 6 - 9 pm ESCP | Business School, Berlin

At the event, jointly organized by ESCP Business School Berlin and Borderstep Institute, we shed light on how impact assessment and management can be successfully integrated into the business model development of start-ups with practitioners, academics and policy makers.More

DCESS Workshop

  • September 8, 2023 | 9 am - 13 pm | Online

The interactive workshop is designed to present and validate the results of the EU study "Optimising Synergies Between Data Centres And Energy Systems" (DCESS).More

EURAM Annual Conference 2023

Leading Digital Transformation: Call for Papers

  • June 14 - 16, 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

Edible City: Sustainable Entrepreneurship Workshop

Founding an edible city initiative: First steps to kick-start your entrepreneurial journey

  • June 26, 2023 | Online

This workshop is about founding an edible city initiative: First steps to kick-start your entrepreneurial journey.More

Sustainable Founding: Inspiration & Good Practice

  • July 18, 2023 | online

Joana Gil, Founder & CEO of Lignopure answers questions from people interested in starting a business and gives practical tips for a sustainable startup.More

Sustainable founding

Events on the founder platform of BMWK and KfW

  • Various

Borderstep offers various events for the exchange of experiences and networking around business ideas for a more ecologically sustainable future. The offer is free of charge.More

Green Startup Monitor 2023: Press conference

  • March 29, 2023

The Green Startup Monitor (GSM) is jointly published by Borderstep and the Startup Verband and measures green startup activity in Germany. The press conference is open to all.More

Borderstep News

Together for the edible city 24.04.2024

How can food be grown in the city and what opportunities does this offer for start-ups and initiatives? This was the focus of the Edible Cities Network project, which has now come to an end. Borderstep supported EdiCitNet with practical expertise from the Sustainable Entrepreneurship research area. More

Join our Book Release: Sun Wind & Wires 28.11.2023

The Atlas of an Energy System in Transition combines energy industry expertise with the captivating aesthetics of Ellery Studio. The book will be launched online on December 7, 2023. More

Research Alliance with ESCP Business School 03.11.2023

Borderstep forms a research alliance with ESCP Business School’s Chair for Corporate Sustainability. The jointly organized STARbowl event "Impact Business Models: Measure What Matters!" on Nov 13, 2023 kicks off this alliance. Register now! More