Maya Kristin Schönfelder is in charge of communications and public relations at Borderstep and handles media inquiries. A scholar of languages and literature (German studies, American studies, edition philology), she is responsible for scientific editing. As a professional editor, her input to a sustainable society is making publications easily comprehensible and presenting newly generated knowledge concisely.
Before joining Borderstep, Maya Kristin Schönfelder also worked as a corporate publishing expert for the Trurnit publishing group and for other companies as a communications author, editor for outside contributors, in administration, and as a consultant. Schönfelder has also been working as a freelance writer for newspapers, magazines, radio, and non-fiction books for more than twenty years. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious ARD Kurt Magnus Prize.
Her travels around the globe are driven by her curiosity for people and stories. She lived in the US and in Central Asia for several years, and has worked in Russia, China, Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine for longer periods. She enjoys living in Berlin without a car and cultivates the science of applied strollogogy.
Digital energy management in existing buildings 20.09.2019
The Smart Living industry association has submitted a statement on the Building Energy Act to Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In this statement, the association refers to the climate protection contribution of digitisation in buildings. Borderstep has calculated figures for the possible CO2 reduction through building automation systems in existing residential buildings in Germany. More
Digitisation = climate protection? 31.07.2019
Cloud Computing, 3D-Printing, Big Data, Industry 4.0: The world of work and life is changing drastically due to digitalization. How does this affect climate protection? This is the focus of the CliDiTrans project of the Borderstep Institute. More
Interview: Germany, Green Energy Valley 01.07.2019
Clean Energy Wire interviewed Borderstep founder Prof. Klaus Fichter about the start-up scene in Germany. How important is the engineering spirit of the country? More