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. Edit
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The European Unified Patent System and Its Impact on U.S. Businesses

At the GCRI

The E.U.’s “unitary patent package” legislation is the most radical change in European patent practice in the past 40 years. On April 22, join our speakers as they provide an overview of the unitary patent, the unified patent court, and current developments in E.U. technology  
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Environmentally Compatible Organic Solar Cells


Environmentally compatible production methods for organic solar cells from novel materials are in the focus of “MatHero”. The new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic  
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"The German Center for Research and Innovation in New York embodies the excellence of German science and cutting-edge research and provides access to a network of top-level scientists and state-of-the-art technology."

Dr. Horst Freitag

Consul General (2008-2011), Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany New York