Simon Hinterholzer is an engineer for renewable energies and researches innovative technical approaches in the field of Smart Energy. He supports the Borderstep Institute as a researcher in the WindNODE and TEMPRO projects.
Simon Hinterholzer already worked as a student assistant in the ProSHAPE project during his master’s degree at the HTW Berlin and wrote a bachelor’s thesis in 2015 and a master’s thesis in 2017. He benefited from his practical experience as an electronics technician for energy and building services engineering. During this time he installed numerous photovoltaic systems and combined heat and power plants.
In his spare time, the native Upper Bavarian is often drawn back to the mountains. In addition to the Chiemgau Alps, he has already conquered the Pamir Mountains, the Himalayas and the Kilimanjaro. In contrast, he uses the lowlands to play regularly with his Ultimate Frisbee team.
Responsible Innovation Story with Borderstep 15.12.2020
What is the state of sustainability in Europe? And what do sustainable business models look like in concrete terms? Responsible Innovation Story" explores these questions in an interview with Borderstep founder Klaus Fichter. More
Special Issue on Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures 21.10.2020
The Journal of Cleaner Production is planning a special issue to evaluate and forecast the impact of start-ups on sustainability. Borderstep director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is guest editor. Proposals can be submitted. More
Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020
An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More