Alexandra Widrat, Researcher

Alexandra Widrat

Alexandra Widrat is a researcher in the field of Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the Borderstep Institute. Her research interests are green start-ups and sustainable business models as drivers of sustainability transformation. She is currently involved in the projects EdiCitNet (Edible Cities Network – Integrating Edible City Solutions for socially resilient and sustainably productive cities) and Sustainability4All (Sustainability as a success factor for all start-ups) and supports, the platform for the green start-up community.

Alexandra previously worked at Borderstep as a trainee on topics including impact measurement of start-ups and start-up support programmes (IMPACT of sustainability-oriented start-up support) and student-business collaboration in innovative green venturing formats (ScaleUp4Sustainability).

She has an interdisciplinary background with a BA in Sinology from Leipzig University and a MSc in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from Lund University. Prior to joining Borderstep, Alexandra Widrat worked for a sustainability consultancy in Berlin and in international cooperation in a Chinese-German partnership project at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).


Alexandra Widrat
  • Researcher

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