A Network of around 350 Members

Renowed Northern German companies cooperate across state boundaries and benefit from the cross-industry network.

Maritime Cluster Northern Germany

The platform of the maritime industry in Northern Germany.

Maritime Expertise in the MCN Specialist Groups

Intensive exchange between the economy and science across different industries.

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.

Fraunhofer IGD

Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD
Joachim-Jungius-Straße 11
18059 Rostock

Fraunhofer IGD is the world's leading institute for applied research in Visual Computing. Visual Computing is image- and model-based information technology and includes computer graphics, computer vision, as well as virtual and augmented reality. The Competence Center Maritime Graphics is developping graphic software solutions, such as virtual training systems and underwater image processing, for clients from shipbuilding, shipping and maritime technology.

Main Objectives

  • visualization
  • image processing
  • simulation
  • maritime computer science
  • research

Applied research

We are the partner of maritime industry for innovative IT solutions!

Experience

We offer visual computing competence for over 20 years!

People-centered technology

We raise the interaction between human and machine to a new level!

Tailor-made solutions

We develop costumized IT solutions for the practical use!

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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.

Input and Exchange on Topics That Concern You

Receive valuable information and professional exchange in our interdisciplinary specialist groups.

Maritime Calendar

Whether specialist congresses, workshops or participation in trade fairs - our event programme is comprehensive and versatile.

Become a Member

We advise our members on project ideas, funding programmes and help finding the right project partners. More Information on membership.

Serving Northern Germany and the Maritime Industry

We have regional offices in Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein. Contact us.

Our Newsletter

News, projects and events from the maritime industry and the MCN with our newsletter (in German).

Transnationally Cooperations

Hansestadt Bremen Hansestadt Hamburg Mecklenburg Vorpommern Niedersachsen Schleswig Holstein