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

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In a joint study, the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability are analysing for the first time which IT infrastructure and IT services are used across the EU via the Internet. More

Borderstep welcomes On Purpose at its Berlin office 25.02.2019

Their associate-programme offers motivated professionals the opportunity to get to know the sustainable entrepreneurship sector. Currently, Martin Strobel is developing the StartGreen platform at Borderstep Institute as an On Purpose associate. More

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