Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. (Helen Keller)

Aalto University

Aalto University Finland is a multidisciplinary university in the fields of science, economics, and art and design. Borderstep collaborates with its NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group and the School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Aalto ARTS)More

FGF Sustainable Entrepreneurship working group

Borderstep is a member of the Association for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship Research (Förderkreis Gründungs-Forschung FGF), the leading scientific association for start-ups and entrepreneurship in German-speaking countries.More

German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC), San Francisco

Borderstep and the German American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco (GACC West) are collaborating on diverse projects centered around cleantech.More

Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)

Borderstep is collaborating with Germany Trade and Invest in Berlin and San Francisco in the field of cleantech. GTAI is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.More

German Water Partnership (GWP)

German Water Partnership is a network of companies, institutions and associations of the German water industry.More

Green IT Research Forum

Borderstep co-founded the Green IT Research Forum. The platform was established by leading research institutions in German-speaking countries (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) in 2009 to foster exchange on developments in Green IT and to accompany such research by holding regular events for exchange on the topic.More

ISPIM International Society for Professional Innovation Management

Borderstep is actively involved in the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) such as through organizing special sessions on sustainable entrepreneurship and innovation at the annual ISPIM conferences.More

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Working jointly with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), Borderstep is developing green networks and working on a “green innovation bridge” connecting the US, Germany, and Europe.More

Linköping University

Linköping University is now one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions and a research-based university. Borderstep collaborates with the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Department of Management and EngineeringMore

Network for Global Innovation (NGIN)

In collaboration with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), Borderstep is developing a network for global innovation network and working on a “green innovation bridge” connecting the US, Germany, and Europe.More

Borderstep News

Borderstep expertise for Greece 10.05.2022

Alexander Schabel spoke to a delegation from Greece on the topic of sustainable entrepreneurship and green start-ups. The event was organized by the Goethe-Institut on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office. More

ImpactNexus: Making sustainability investable 09.05.2022

The start-up ImpactNexus is a spin-off of the Borderstep Institute. Co-founder and CEO Dr. Jannic Horne talks in an interview about ESG, Impact, SFDR and why these topics are becoming increasingly relevant for startups, SMEs and their funders. More

ScaleUp4Sustainability: New platform online 26.04.2022

The "Sustainable Venturing Challenges" platform developed in the EU project is intended to facilitate challenge-based collaboration between companies as challenge providers and students as solution providers. More