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

The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) and HFT Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences will host a discussion on Urban Energy Systems: Challenges and Solutions for Zero-Carbon Cites on June 2, 2016.  
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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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"The GCRI in New York adds a unique dimension to the transatlantic dialogue by focusing on activities beyond traditional science and research such as innovation, technology transfer and the commercialization of science and engineering breakthroughs."

Kurt H. Becker Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Research & Technology Initiatives, Polytechnic Institute of New York University