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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EU-USA Research Collaboration and Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020, the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

At the GCRI

On January 25, 2017, the German Center for Research and Innovation and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America will host an event about Horizon 2020, the European Union's largest research and innovation initiative.  
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Why snow collapses suddenly under pressure


Materials scientists at FAU have demonstrated for the first time in an experiment that collapsing connections between ice crystals are responsible for snow giving way suddenly – and repeatedly – under weight.  
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"GCRI provides an excellent forum for transatlantic dialogue on research and innovation."

Ulla Burchardt

Chairwoman of the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment, German Parliament, Germany