Key points of the municipal heat transition
The heat transition is of particular importance for achieving climate neutrality. The project aims to facilitate targeted action by providing clarity on solution strategies.
Green Startup Monitor
Together with the Startup Verband, Borderstep has been monitoring the sustainable startup ecosystem in Germany since 2018.
Hydrogen as a panacea?
The aim of the project is to analyze in which areas hydrogen appears to be useful for achieving the climate targets and how directional certainty can be created.
Development of diffusion and communication strategies for intelligent building technologies
Intelligent building technologies can play an important role in mitigating greenhouse gases in the building sector.
Solar heat pump – heating and cooling with the help of the sun
The project aims to promote understanding of the need for rapid action against climate change and to draw attention to the possibilities of using heat pumps.
Bitkom Survey on the German Building Sector
The Bitkom Building Survey analyzes how digital technologies - e.g. building automation - can contribute to reducing emissions in the building sector.
Score4Impact: Enabling climate protection in startups
The Score4Impact project focuses on the efficient and reliable assessment of sustainable investments in innovative start-ups.
Edible Cities Network (EdiCitNet)
The using of urban landscapes for food production makes cities more sustainable and more liveable. At the same time it is an opportunity for start-ups and initiatives to develop innovative business models.
Climate protection by digital technologies
The short study provides an overview of the current state of knowledge on direct and indirect effects of digitisation on climate protection.
Data Centre Heat Exchange with AI-Technologies (DC-HEAT)
With the support of artificial intelligence, it should be possible in future to plan and operate data centres in the Frankfurt area in such a way that negative effects on the environment are reduced.
Demonstration of the benefit of solar thermal blinds (DESTINI)
With DESTINI, the solar thermal blind is being implemented for the first time in the largest European innovation quarter near Frankfurt a.M. The Borderstep Institute is supporting the project.
IMPACT of sustainability-oriented start-up support
The project develops an evaluation model with which the economic, ecological and social impact of start-up support programmes can be recorded, assessed and improved.
Structural change in the automotive industry
The project analyses the structural change in the automotive industry triggered by globalisation, digitalisation and climate protection.
Waste heat recovery from compact data centres (HotFlAd)
The overall objective of the project is to develop and demonstrate an energy-efficient, standardised data center with liquid-cooled servers in which the waste heat is converted into cold.
The Sustainability 4All project will encourage the early and lasting integration of climate protection and other sustainability concerns into newly founded, innovative companies.
Climate Protection Potentials of the Digital Transformation
The project, which is funded by the BMBF under the research priority "Economics of Climate Change", aims to determine whether digitisation will lead to more or less climate protection overall.
The aim of the EU-funded project is to test new forms of cooperation between students, companies and start-ups in promoting green innovation and to improve existing services.
The StartGreen Award fosters green economy entrepreneurs from Germany. It supports innovative start-ups and exemplary start-up funding initiatives.
Green Economy Startup Monitor
Information tool for documenting start-ups in the areas of green technology, transformation of the energy system away from fossil fuels, climate mitigation, and the circular economy.
Strengthening green start-ups as drivers of transformation
The project aims to strengthen green start-ups in their role in the transformation of the economy towards a green economy.