Institute of Marine Engineering (INM)


The Institute of Marine Engineering (INM) is a public research institute of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR) of Italy.

INM was founded in 2018 integrating the expertise, experience, and history of three CNR institutes: the Marine Technology Research Institute (INSEAN established in 1927), the Genoa and Palermo branches of the Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation (ISSIA), and the Institute of Acoustics and Sensors "Orso Mario Corbino" (IDASC).

INM mission is to conduct research in many fields of the Marine engineering, foster innovation and competitiveness of the National industrial system, promote the internationalization of the National research system, provide technological solutions to emerging public and private sector needs and challenges, and foster the personal and professional growth of human resources.