Innovations with sustainable chemistry
The project focuses on the financing challenges faced by start-ups in the field of sustainable chemistry and develops strategies to overcome them.
Data Centre Heat Exchange with AI-Technologies (DC2HEAT)
In a lighthouse project, artificial intelligence is being used to simplify the use of waste heat from data centers for the city of Frankfurt, making them more climate-friendly.
Individualized visualization of energy transition measures (EnerVI)
Cooperative development of an AI-powered web application that visualizes individual consequences of the energy transition to activate and reinforce sustainable behavior.
Effective, sustainable and resilient telecommunications networks in the energy system (CO 2030)
The CO 2030 project is developing new concepts for sustainable and resilient operation of telecommunications networks.
Optimising Synergies Between Data Centres And Energy Systems (DCESS)
The EU commissioned DCESS project aims at learning how data centres can be more effectively integrated into energy networks.
Borderstep Impact: Events
According to the motto "Science with Impact", Borderstep makes its research results available to the public - also as free events.
Borderstep supports the development of the offer especially for green start-ups on the founder platform of BMWK and KfW.
Potential for waste heat recovery from data centers
Borderstep supports the Technical University of Central Hesse in determining and evaluating the potential for waste heat utilization from data centers in Hesse.
References on energy savings from heating systems
In the project, best-practice examples of successful optimizations of heating systems in the building sector are compiled in a database and key figures are developed.
The FLUIDOS project team is developing software that enables the computing and storage capacities of powerful IT end devices and PC systems to be used.
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.
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.
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.