Stefanie Schramm has been a research assistant at the Borderstep Institute since April 2019 in the field of digitization and Green IT. Currently she supports the projects HotFlAd (waste heat recovery from compact data centers with hot fluid adsorption cooling system) and CliDiTrans (climate protection potentials of digital transformation).
Her main research interest is transdisciplinary research in the context of sustainable development. She gained her first practical experience in this field as part of the project Zukunftsstadt Lüneburg 2030+ during her master’s degree in sustainability science at Leuphana University Lüneburg. The aim of the project was to establish The Global Goals for Sustainable Development at the local level.
The focus of her studies in Lüneburg was on human scientific sustainability research. Stefanie Schramm obtained her bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering at the HTW Berlin. During her studies she worked as a student trainee at Solon in Quality Management and at Siemens in Supply Chain Management.
Stefanie gained practical experience in sustainability during her volunteer service in Kolkata (India) for the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe. There she worked in the area of Joint Forest Management. In her spare time she relaxes with yoga.
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
Green Startup Monitor 2020 15.07.2020
The key findings of our Green Startup Monitor 2020 are now available in English! Read about the key hurdles and the measures we recommend. More
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