Close cooperation is found with Infram, as former employer of Van der Meer, and more in particular now Infram Hydren. Further Aktis Hydraulics, as specialized consultant in hydraulic research and consultancy and also as colleagues in former days at Delft Hydraulics. Cooperation is often found with CDR International on coastal subjects. Other cooperation in research is found with Ghent University, Belgium, University of Edinburgh, Scotland and University of Aachen, Germany. A long lasting collaboration has been established with the University of Bologna on wave reflection and development of Artificial Neural Networks. Recently cooperative research has started on impulsive wave overtopping over vertical structures with University of Edinburgh and University of Roma Tre. Cooperation with Aalborg University has been started on rock slope stability and on wave overtopping.
Research topics are often explored in cooperation with Deltares, Delft University or IHE Delft.
Sponsoring Skûtsje Heerenveen and Akkrum
Van der Meer Consulting is official "freon" (friend) of Heerenveen Skûtsje, a traditional old inland waterway sailing freight ship. Since 2019 Van der Meer Consulting is also sponsor of the Skûtsje of Akkrum. These ships have sailing matches every summer on the Frisian lakes.
Van der Meer Consulting is sponsor of the Bond Friese Vogelwachten (Union of Frisian Bird Protection Clubs). It is a union without own nature reserves. De union wants to protect and improve the quality of nature and perception of nature in broad sense in the province of Fryslân.
Pewit or lapwing
Vietnamese Wave Overtopping Simulator, a cooperation between Delft University and the Water Resources University at Hanoi.