Tim Grothey supports the Borderstep team as a student assistant in the research field of digitization and green IT in the research projects HotFlAd (Waste heat utilisation of Edge Data Centers with Hot-Fluid-Adsorption-System) and CliDiTrans (Climate Protection Potentials of the Digital Transformation).
After completing his Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Technology in Nuremberg and Valparaiso (Chile), Tim Grothey moved to Berlin for internships. He gained experience in international development cooperation and in a consulting firm. He is currently studying in the Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and Management with a focus on energy and environmental resources at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin. He is particularly interested in the possibility of using sustainable innovations from engineering to tackle the challenges of climate change.
In addition to his studies, Tim has built up the aid organization Café con Leche e.V. with a group of young people in recent years. This organization supports disadvantaged children and young people in the Dominican Republic through sports and education.
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