About Us

Umweltbundesamt (Environmental Agency Austria)

Umweltbundesamt, the Environmental Agency Austria, provides advisory services across a wide range of areas, mainly in the fields of climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency and renewable energy, air quality, water quality and resources, biodiversity, genetically modified organisms, nature protection, waste and resource management (including Green Public Procurement and Circular Economy), chemicals, environmental legal advice as well as data management, including monitoring and reporting.

Umweltbundesamt, is the leading IT consultant and service provider for environmental issues in the public sector in Austria and specializes in the development of e-government-compliant environmental information systems, databases and applications. The expertise in the areas of IT and environment is implemented in innovative IT solutions for administration and companies, nationally and internationally

Umweltbundesamt IT experts are specialists in database networking, reporting and reporting systems, measurement and monitoring software and geographical information systems. The range of services extends from the development of innovative complete systems including web technologies and web services as well as e-government applications, through system and application operation to the service desk with user support and user training.


Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability

The Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability is active in the field of applied innovation and entrepreneurship research and committed to the vision of sustainable development. Borderstep is an independent research institute focused on entrepreneurial solution for global challenges. Borderstep’s research-driven projects focus on green innovation, sustainable entrepreneurship, climate change and energy efficiency in buildings and IT systems. Borderstep’s mission is to contribute to a fundamental global transformation toward a green and sustainable economy through excellent interdisciplinary research. Borderstep focuses on seeking concepts that combine economic success with ecological and social sustainability.

Borderstep has more than 15 years of experience in analyzing and evaluating the environmental effects of ICT solutions.