There are three involvement levels with the PPIC (three membership options):
1. Affiliate: this will entail a yearly membership fee of $3,000 for companies that have annual revenue of less than $2 million. As an affiliate member of PPIC, benefits will include contribution to research ideas, access to non-proprietary research findings, access to annual meetings with two waived registrations, opportunities to host booths for their respective company at annual meetings, visibility and network opportunities, and interaction with scientists from various disciplines.
In collaboration with PPIC supporters, PPIC is offering start-up companies a 50% reduction in the cost of membership fees for up to three years. Sponsorships will be awarded on a first-come, first served basis upon verification of eligibility. If you are interested, fill out this application.
* A company that makes more than $5 million annual revenue from plant/alternative proteiningredients and products businesses may join at an associate level for a one-year trial period, non-renewable, for $10,000 one-time membership fee. If they wish to remain a member of the PPIC they must join at the partner level the following year and will have to sign a new agreement.