Professional Bodies

BMT is affiliated with many professional bodies and non-profit organisations.



    AIRTO is the Association for Independent Research and Technology Organisations, a membership body for organisations operating in the UK's intermediate research and technology sector. AIRTO's members deliver vital innovation and knowledge transfer services

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  • APM

    Association for Project Management

    The Association for Project Management is committed to developing and promoting project and programme management. The association is a registered charity with over 20,000 individual and 500 corporate members making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe.

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  • DeepStar


    DeepStar is a joint industry technology development project focused on advancing the technologies to meet its members' deepwater business needs to deliver increased production and reserves.

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    International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA)

    ICEAA is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing, encouraging, promoting and enhancing the profession of cost estimating and analysis, through the use of parametrics and other data-driven techniques.

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    With the increasing importance of the European Technology Platforms, Research Clusters and Framework Programmes, a need was felt to increase the role of Maritime Applied Research Organisations in the discussions with the European Commission. This led to the creation of the ECMAR association.

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  • Engineers Australia

    Engineers Australia

    Engineers Australia is the national forum for the advancement of engineering and the professional development of our members. With over 100,000 members embracing all disciplines of the engineering team, Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia.

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  • IET

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

    The IET is a world leading professional organisation sharing and advancing knowledge to promote science, engineering and technology across the world. A professional home for life for engineers and technicians, and a trusted source of essential engineering intelligence.

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  • IMarEST

    The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

    IMarEST is the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals, a registered charity and the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.

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  • Marine Technology Society

    Marine Technology Society (MTS)

    MTS is the leading international community of ocean engineers, technologists, policy-makers, and educators, promoting awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology.

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    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

    IMechE has a 160-year heritage, and works with leading companies, universities and think tanks. IMechE creates and shares knowledge to provide government, businesses and the public with fresh thinking and authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering.

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    International Council on System Engineering (INCOSE)

    The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)' is a non-profit membership organisation dedicated to the advancement of systems engineering.

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  • IRM

    Institute of Risk Management (IRM)

    IRM supports risk professionals by providing the skills and tools needed to put theory into practice in order to deal with the demands of a constantly changing, sophisticated and challenging business environment.

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  • RINA

    The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)

    The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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    Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA)

    RPSEA is a non-profit corporation established to help meet the nation's growing need for hydrocarbon resources produced from reservoirs in America.

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  • RUSI

    Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

    RUSI is an independent think tank engaged in cutting edge defence and security research. RUSI was founded in 1831 by the Duke of Wellington, and embodies nearly two centuries of forward thinking, free discussion and careful reflection on defence and security matters.

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  • SCSC

    Safety-Critical Systems Club (SCSC)

    The Safety-Critical Systems Club (SCSC) exists to raise awareness and facilitate technology transfer in the field of safety-critical systems. It is a non-profit organisation which cooperates with all bodies involved with or interested in safety-critical systems.

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  • The Maritime Alliance

    The Maritime Alliance

    The Maritime Alliance is the non-profit industry association and cluster organiser for the San Diego maritime technology community. Its tag line is Promoting BlueTech and BlueJobs. They believe in creating BlueTech and Blue Jobs by promoting sustainable, science-based ocean and water industries.

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