About Us

The German Center for Research and Innovation is a cornerstone of the German government’s initiative to internationalize science and research. It provides information and support for the realization of collaborative projects between North America and Germany, and is one of five centers worldwide.

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Urban Energy Systems - Challenges and Solutions for Zero Carbon Cities

At the GCRI

Save the date: The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) and the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart will host a discussion on urban energy systems on June 2, 2016, at the GCRI.  
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Protecting the rainforest through agriculture and forestry


Conservationists are always looking for ways to halt the pace of deforestation in tropical rainforests. One approach involves recultivating abandoned agricultural land.  
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"In the short time of its existence, the German Center for Research and Innovation has been a great asset to the research community on both sides of the Atlantic. Researchers and innovators have gained a new interface for communication on cutting-edge technologies and ways to optimize cooperation between academia and business. If the GCRI didn't already exist, one would have to invent it!"

Busso von Alvensleben

Former Consul General, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany New York