Marine Technology Cooperation Research Center

About us

MTCRC(Marine Technology Cooperation Research Center) is the Joint Research Center for Cooperation in Ocean Science and Technology between Korea and Indonesia

  • Purpose : Securing a foothold for cooperation in marine science and technology between Korea and Indonesia, and promoting practical cooperation such as joint research projects, human resources exchanges, and capacity building


2016. 5

Joko Widodo signed a memorandum of understanding(MOU) on maritime cooperation between the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries(MOF) of Korea and the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs(CMMA) of Indonesia during Indonesian President Joko Widodo's visit to Korea

2017. 11

Korea President Moon Jea-in visit Indonesia

2018. 5

Agreement on Implementation(IA) of the Joint Research Center for Marine Science and Technology between Korea and Indonesia

Meeting of Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan of CMMA Indonesia and Minister Kim Young-chun of MOF Korea

2018. 9

Opening the MTCRC at the Cirebon campus of ITB

2018. 11

1st Joint Commission of the MTCRC

Opening the Jakarta office in the CMMA


Center Operation

  • Holding the intergovernmental meetings, Joint Commission
  • Holding the Joint workshop
  • Collecting and disseminating information related to Marine Science and technology
  • Supporting for marine ODA projects

Joint Research

  • Mid-long term plan of Korea-Indonesia marine science and technology cooperation
  • Optical Satellite Validation Station Establishment and Application
  • Operational Oceanography Forecast System Development
  • Ocean Energy Development
  • Marine Debris Management

Education and Training Program

  • Developing and operating the education and training programs
  • Joint Supervision program between ITB and KIOST
  • Short term skill training program


Cirebon CenterJl. Fatahillah, No. 24 RT.2/RW.4, Kel. Watubelah, kec. Sumber, Kab Cirebon, Jawa Barat 45617, IndonesiaTel/Fax : +62 231 882 1616
Jakarta Office21st Floor, Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kemaritiman, Jl. M.H. Thamrin, No.8, Jakarta Pusat 10340, Indonesia
director.kr@mtcrc.center / director.id@mtcrc.center