GFaI is a private non-profit research institute in applied computer science. By providing industry-related and application-oriented research and development services we support our partners and clients in their innovative projects.
GFaI sets its focus on solution-oriented and industry-related research. Therefore, GFaI is a perfect partner regarding cooperation or innovative projects. When it comes to technology transfer, GFaI has an excellent reputation within the German Research Landscape by successfully transferring research results into industrial products.
Progress needs education! This principle has a high significance for GFaI. Active promotion of education is therefore an essential part of our activities. We cooperate with numerous colleges and universities throughout Germany and are in constant dialogue and exchange of knowledge together. Through numerous teaching offers, students have the opportunity to acquire theoretical knowledge from scientific staff in various research and development areas. In addition to teaching courses, we offer various types of internships in which participants can learn about the latest technologies and processes and experience practical everyday research at first hand. We offer valuable stimulation and support in the preparation of final theses. Further information on all educational offers can be found here.
GFaI is a member of the following research associations:
- German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen e.V.
- German Association of Industrial Research (ZUSE-Gemeinschaft)
Deutsche Industrieforschungsgemeinschaft Konrad Zuse e.V.
- Association of Innovative Companies (VIU)
Verband Innovativer Unternehmen e.V.
GFaI is also active in network management. The GFaI manages the network MoDiSeM. MoDiSeM is a network project in the frame of the Central Innovation Programme for SME (ZIM), partially financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWK). GFaI is also partner of the network SpectroNet: competence networks for Green Vision & Spectral Imaging.