European-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research
The European-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (ECCIR formerly German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research, GCCIR) is a non-profit organization facilitating the development of European–Canadian innovation, research, and business relations. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, and located in Enterprise Square, the ECCIR offers a range of solution-driven services to corporates with international ambitions, including international strategy development, advising on key funding programs, matchmaking opportunities, and grant writing support. Their goal is to enhance international knowledge and technology transfer while raising the profiles of Canada and Europe as centres of excellence in innovation and research.
As the Network Coordinator for the EEN Canada, the ECCIR connects corporations with a comprehensive partnerships database, brokerage events, and company missions to help turn innovative ideas into international commercial successes.