We offer a broad portfolio of services to strengthen the maritime industry.

You benefit from the competences CMT gGmbH has built up over many years:

  • experience as a researcher, coordinator, expert
  • high success rate – in applications and project implementation
  • Experience in over 70 small and large national and European projects.

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Identification and analysis of R&D needs

We identify and analyse individual areas that are further developed through research and development

  • Joint identification of needs in research, development and innovation
  • Support for strategy development
  • Creation of research, development and innovation roadmaps
  • Identification of funding opportunities and advice
  • State-of-the-Art analyses

Support for funding projects

We offer comprehensive support from the project idea to the implementation of the results.

  • Holistic support from project outline to project completion
  • Development of project ideas and partnerships
  • Formation of consortia for R&D projects and search for project partners
  • Strategy development and co-design of R&D projects (content, funding conditions, networks, successes)
  • Comprehensive project management: technical and administrative support in project implementation
  • Reporting to national and European funding agencies and project sponsors
  • Implementation of R&D results

Coordination of R&D projects

We support and coordinate the implementation of in-house R&D projects.

  • Initiation of research, development and innovation through information, consultation and cooperation.
  • Contract research through capacities of the CMT in selected subject areas
    R&D support services
  • Project partner search and coordination of cooperation
  • Comprehensive administrative and technical project management
  • Accounting and technical success control


We support and advise on the comprehensive communication of project progress and results.

  • Communicate project progress and results to stakeholders and the general public
  • Press and public relations work
  • Preparation of scientific publications
  • Development of holistic project information material
  • Workshops for stakeholders
  • Exchange with other national and international R&D projects
  • Contributions to the development of international and national regulations and standards

Funding advice

We advise on the selection of suitable funding from the multitude of programmes of the EU, the federal government and numerous other possibilities for your project.

  • Identification of funding programmes
  • Europe-wide coordination
  • Contact with funding bodies
  • Cross-programme application

Further services

Together with the VSM, we offer individual support in the implementation of research, development and innovations. Contact us!

  • Technical information broker (thematic area shipbuilding, marine technology, “Blue Growth” and intersectoral topics)
  • Thematic events on research, development and innovation
  • Working groups on various maritime topics
  • Support in setting up R&D networks
  • Network access to key maritime stakeholders, such as VSM, DBSV, DMZ, SEA Europe, Waterborne, EFFRATechnischer Informationsbroker (Themenbereich Schiffbau, Meerestechnik, “Blue Growth” und intersektorale Themen)