Linda Bergset, Senior Researcher

Dr. Linda Bergset

Linda Bergset is a senior researcher at the Borderstep Institute in Berlin in the fields of sustainable entrepreneurship and sustainable innovation. In her research, she focuses on the development of sustainable products and services as well as the financing of sustainable start-ups.

Originally Norwegian, Linda Bergset is active in promoting the increasing internationalization of the Borderstep Institute. Currently, she is primarily involved in the project Green Start-Up Investment Alliance which seeks to improve the financing conditions for green start-ups in Germany. Linda Bergset recently completed her PhD on “financing sustainable entrepreneurship” at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität in Oldenburg.

In 2010, Linda Bergset achieved an interdisciplinary master’s degree in “public and private environmental management” at Freie Universität in Berlin. She completed her undergraduate studies in economics and politics at the University of Edinburgh.

While studying in Berlin, she worked at both the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) with a focus on corporate sustainability management and at the Ecologic Institute.


Dr. Linda Bergset
  • Senior Researcher

Borderstep News

Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018

With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More

#SGA18: These are the Winners 21.11.2018

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 as part of "Gründerwoche Deutschland" at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin. More

EURAM 2019: Call for papers 26.10.2018

For the track "Sustainability, Circular and Green Tech Innovation" of the EURAM Conference 2019, scientific articles (full papers) can be submitted until 15 January 2019. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is co-chair of the track. More