GFaI is engaged in the promotion and advancement of R&D in applied computer sciences and organizes the industrial joint research (program of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy) in this field within the scope of the “Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen e. V.”.

Approximately 100 companies and organizations as well as 100 people are member of the GFaI.

GFaI has numerous successful co-operations and is associated institute of the “Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin” (University of Applied Sciences) and the “Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin” (University of Applied Sciences).