Maritime Cluster Northern Germany: the network for the maritime industry
Five Northern German countries – one maritime cluster! The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) promotes and develops cooperation in the Northern German maritime industry. MCN creates dialogue platforms for stakeholders, so they can interact with each other, and it promotes interfaces with other industries.
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is a member of the Helmholtz Association. With its Institutes of Materials and of Coastal Research it contributes to solving important questions of society, science and economy. The institute of coastal research investigates the processes at the coast and interaction with land, ocean, and humans.It is the common goal to derive scenarios for the ongoing change and perspectives for future use.
- Coastal research
- Climate research
- Climate change
Biogeochemistry in coastal waters
We investigate natural and anthropogenic pollutants.
Operational systems and coastal ocean dynamics
How do the dynamical processes work?
System analysis and modelling
We develop methods for marine forecasting products and methods.
Cross-state network of the maritime industry
The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany promotes and consolidates collaboration in the industry. We combine 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 MCN members. The members.
Input and exchange on topics that concern you
Benefit from valuable information and professional exchange in our interdisciplinary specialist groups.
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 them find 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.