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Membership Benefit

MEMBERSHIP LEVEL

COLLABORATOR

ASSOCIATE

MEMBERS

TECHNOLOGY MEMBER1 CONTRIBUTOR SMALL BUSINESS
Annual Fee $125,000 $60,000+2 $35,000 $20,000 $15,000 $12,000
Research Collaboration            
Participation in CIFE Seed Research Projects Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visiting Scholars at CIFE 1 Year 3 Month No No No No
Guidance of CIFE's Focus            
Membership on Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) 1 - 3 People 1 - 3 People 1 - 3 People 1 - 3 People No 1 - 3 People
Membership on Industry Advisory Board (IAB) 1 Person 1 Person 1 Person 1 Person No 1 Person
Participation in CIFE Events            
Summer Program (Prepaid days) 16 days 10 days 6 days 6 days 2 days 4 days
CIFE Conferences & Workshops Member rate Member rate Member rate Member rate Member rate Member rate
Interactions with CIFE Community            
Joint Student-Member Learning Experiences Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Facilitated Recruiting of Students Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Annual Visit from Faculty or Staff Member Yes Yes Yes Yes No If possible
Dual Membership            
Dual Membership in CIFE & Global Projects Center Available Available Available No No No

(1)Technology members are expected to contribute their technology and corresponding training and support free of charge to CIFE for use in research and education in addition to the annual fee.

(2) Associate Members cover at least the cost of a Visiting Scholar quarter ($25,000), but can elect to make a membership contribution up to $125,000 at which point they would become a Collaborator.