Maritime Cluster Northern Germany: By members for members
Five Northern German countries – one maritime cluster! The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) promotes and develops cooperations in the Northern German maritime industry. It creates platforms so that stakeholders are able to interact with each other and it also promotes interfaces with other industries.
The Institute of Computer Engineering at the University of Lübeck conducts research in the area of autonomous mobile robots, in particular AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles). A main focus is on swarms of inexpensive, small underwater robots which communicate and cooperate via acoustic modems. Depending on the mission, various sensors (e.g. CTD probes, sonars, cameras) can be integrated. Typical applications are underwater inspection and monitoring e.g. in harbours or on coasts.
- AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles)
- Acoustic Underwater Communication
- Sensor Integration
- ROS (Robot Operating System)
Research and Development in the area of AUVs and AUV software (navigation, communication, sensor systems).
Cross-state Network of the Maritime Industry
The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany promotes an consolidates the collaboration in the industry. We link up forces across federal state boundaries. We promote cooperation across various industries.
A Maritime Network
Around 350 companies and institutions in the maritime industry are already members of the MCN. The members.
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