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German Marine Research Consortium

Identification number in the register: 94603465987-30
Registration date: 06/06/2011 13:24:46

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/01/2015 15:47:29
The date of the last annual update was: 12/05/2014 07:43:14

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

German Marine Research Consortium


registered non-profit organisation in Germany (e.V.)

    Section of registration

IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions

Think tanks and research institutions

    Contact details

Markgrafenstr., 37
Berlin 10117

(+49) 3020074790

(+49) 3020074792

Brussels Office:
Boulevard Saint Michel 80
1040 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 733 8948

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Rolf Peinert

Managing Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Jan-Stefan  Fritz

Head of Brussels Office

    Goals / remit

KDM - The German Marine Research Consortium is made up of fifteen institutions and universities of Germany in the field of marine and polar sciences as well as of coastal research. The members are part of a European and global network of such institutions. With approximately 2,200 scientists of basic and applied marine research, KDM provides comprehensive expertise to meet global challenges having to do with the sea and our environment.

Our major goals are:
- advancement of science and research, in particular in the field marine sciences including polar and coastal research,
- fostering the collaboration of its member institutions and the development of joint research programmes,
- intensifying the cooperation within German, European and international marine research and the use of infrastructure and large equipment,
- joint public relations addressing decision makers in Germany and the European Union

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local


- Scientific briefings for representatives from European institutions and all interested bodies in Brussels
- promote the visibility of the marine sciences in the EU Research Framework Programme
- support the Implementation of the European Maritime Policy and all its constituent elements
- Collaboration with marine scientific organisations from across Europe at the European level

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


In addition to the above mentioned persons, KDM has:

one additional staff member in Brussels:
John Hanus, M.A. (

one individual officially responsible for press and outreach activites:
Dr. Albert Gerdes (

The Chair of KDM is:
Professor Karin Lochte, Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
John Hanus 14/01/2015 12/01/2016
Jan-Stefan FRITZ 24/01/2015 22/01/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation




    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

389,000 €

189,000 €


20,000 €

19,000 €

150,000 €

200,000 €


200,000 €

150,000  € - 200,000  €

The sum for representative activities includes all events, personnel and office costs in Brussels.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.