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Startup Energy Award 2019

Borderstep is again involved in the jury

  • 2019, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Severin Beucker, founder of Borderstep, is part of the #SET Award jury and chooses the best energy start-ups in the world. Alexander Schabel (photo) presents the Borderstep study on energy incubators at the #SET Tech Festival.More

StartGreen Award 2018

Networking Forum & Award Ceremony

  • 2018, Berlin, Germany

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 at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin.More

Zukunft Transatlantica

The Future of Transatlantic Innovation, Ecopreneurs and Sustainable Start-ups

  • 2018, Berlin, Germany

Linda Bergset participates as an expert in the Zukunft Transatlantica. The conference brings together actors from the USA and Europe in Berlin who are committed to green solutions.More

24th ICE/IEE International Technology Management Conference

Dr. Severin Beucker will be co-chair of the session “Sustainability in Innovation & Entrepreneurship”

  • 2018, Stuttgart, Germany

Researchers, innovators, industrialists, engineers and practitioners are invited to share their insights, practices, projects and case studies that address the conference theme: “Era of connectedness: The future of Technology, Engineering & Innovation in a digital society”.More

US exchange students at the Borderstep Institut

Borderstep hosted a lecture about financing and funding opportunities for green startups in Germany

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

During the visit at the Borderstep Institute, students learned about financing and funding opportunities for green startups in Germany as well as opportunities on an international level.More

High-Level-Matching for GreenTech-Start-ups Part 2

Second round for the matching format within the scope of Bordersteps GreenUpInvest project

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

For the second time, Borderstep organizes a High-Level-Matching for green startups and business angel and VC investors as part of their GreenUpInvest project.More

Green Entrepreneurship Academy

Entrepreneurship trainers instruct the candidates about the necessary steps to make the green startup ideas feasible for Kosovo’s market

  • 2017, Mitrovica, Kosovo

Borderstep organizes, in collaboration with the GIZ, a Green Entrepreneurship Academy for aspiring entrepreneurs in Kosovo. The academy takes place in November 2017 in Mitrovica, Kosovo.More

From Energiewende to Energy Transition

European Perspectives on Smart Energy Systems

  • October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The large-scale project WindNODE from northeastern Germany wants to start a joint discussion with different European regions that face similar challenges when it comes to the next steps of energy transition.More

International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy

  • September 2017, Cracow, Poland

"Transformation Towards a Green Economy" is the title of Klaus Fichters lecture on the International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy.More

A – Z of financing for green economy startups: an introduction to the options

  • July 2017, Berlin, Germany

This event is for everyone interested in funding their clean-tech, green, sustainability startup and those looking to get a good introduction to the various financing are available to startupsMore

Borderstep News

BPW: Borderstep promotes Special Award Sustainability 17.06.2022

The Special Award Sustainability of the Business Plan Competition Berlin-Brandenburg (BPW) is endowed with 5,000 euros and is jointly sponsored by BPW and Borderstep. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is a member of the jury and will present the prize to the winning team on July 4, 2022. More

EEPA: Borderstep project wins German preliminary round 14.06.2022

The European joint project "ScaleUp4Sustainability" represents Germany in the final of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA). More

Borderstep at the IHK Potsdam foundation meeting 10.06.2022

Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter, founder and director of the Borderstep Institute, will present current research results on green start-ups as keynote speaker. Registration is now open. More