Key strategic industrial objectives of the DSMA are the establishment and development of international cooperation projects for deep-sea mining. The plan is to create a common platform for partners from industry and research that can cover the entire deep-sea mining value chain from a single source.
The DSMA supports deep-sea mining innovations based on international R&D and JIP projects. It is planned to generate a close cooperation with leading research institutes and also the civil society with respect to all basic contributions regarding marine mineral resources as well as environmentally relevant aspects of deep-sea mining.
The DSMA is open for international members.