MARTEC II is a thematic network and partnership of European ministries, representatives and funding organisations responsible for funding reseacrh activities in maritime sector. Its activities include exchange of information and knowledge among national programmes as well as the implementation of joint activities. The network also includes representatives from national and regional public authorities competent for public maritime research programmes and support policies.
MARTEC II focuses on improving the way in which maritime technologies research is managed, developed and funded. The network encourages the development of transnational programmes and projects which reflect the needs of the maritime industry. For companies and research organisastions, MARTEC II offers a novel way to become involved in European research projects and networks. Each project may last a maximum of 36 months and they must include partners from at least two countries. Each participating country has its own funding programme or an official body responsible for funding the projects. In Finland, funding is provided by TEKES.
For more information, please contact:
Markus Laurinen, markus.laurinen(at)koneteknologiakeskus.fi, Mobile: +358 50 305 8061