Associated Members

Following institutions are associated Members in KDM:

Institut francais de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (Ifremer)/
French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Frankreich


Universitetet i Bergen/ Universität Bergen, Norwegen


National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton, UK



Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR)/ Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Porto/Faro, Portugal 



In December 2007, research institutes from Bremen and Lower Saxony founded the “Marine Research Association North West” ("Nordwest-Verbund Meeresforschung e.V."). The association aims to strengthen regional cooperation between institutes in the fields of marine, climate and polar research in the long-term. The association is working under the umbrella of the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM).

In particular, the association aims to jointly plan and conduct research projects as well as to jointly use and develop modern marine research technologies. In addition, the association aims to foster collaboration with industry from the region.

Members of Nordwest-Verbund Meeresforschung e.V.:

Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum, Bremerhaven

Senckenberg Research Institute, Wilhelmshaven

Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst

University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven

Jacobs University, Bremen

Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen

University of Bremen

University of Oldenburg

Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology , Bremen 


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