Current Focus Topics

The German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH) supports the exchange of ideas in areas of knowledge that will be critical in the future through events, networking and showcasing the work of German and international scholars. We focus on topics particular to the American research and innovation landscape, as well as the single, unifying topic chosen by the program committee for all five DWIH's each year.

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DWIH Focus Topic 2018

Working Innovatively in a Digital World

Digital innovations are fundamentally changing the working world. That’s why in 2018 all five DWIH's worldwide are using the theme “Working Innovatively in a Digital World” to focus and guide their work. We have collected a variety of resources to address key questions about what the digital turn means for work in Germany and to highlight events put on by the DWIH New York about living and working in the digital world.

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Big Data

We generate more data than ever before through our use of internet, smartphones, and other technologies in our daily lives. Like other major global economies Germany is investing heavily in big data research and development to understand how to apply its insights to improve our day-to-day realities.

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence promises the next great revolution in how we live, work and play. The DWIH New York helps bring together German innovation in Cyber Valley and American Silicon Valley expertise to address issues such as machine learning, human-computer interaction, and the creation of intelligent systems capable of recognizing and responding to real-time stimuli.

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