Membership Options

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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 workshops and training courses, opportunities to host booths for their respective company at various PPIC events, visibility and network opportunities, and interaction with scientists from various disciplines.

2. Associate: this will entail a yearly membership fee of $6,000 for companies that have annual revenue between $2 million and $5 million annual revenue, and for organizations wishing to join the center. As an Associate member of PPIC, benefits will include a welcome package offering complimentary analytical services, contribution to research ideas, access to non-proprietary research findings, involvement in research projects, access to workshops and training courses, opportunities to host booths for their respective company at various PPIC events, visibility and network opportunities, and interaction with scientists from various disciplines.
 
3. Partner*: this will entail a yearly contribution of $20,000 for companies that have $5-100 million annual revenue; and $40,000 for companies with more than $100 million in annual revenue.  As a Partner of PPIC, benefits will include having an R&D scientist on the technical committee, contribution to and development of the center Research Priorities, receiving quarterly updates on PPIC funded projects, involvement in decision making to fund research proposals, involvement in research projects, access to workshops and training courses, opportunities to host booths for their respective company at various PPIC events, visibility and network opportunities, and interaction with scientists from various disciplines.
 
*A company that makes more than $5 million annual revenue may join at an associate level for a one-year trial period, non-renewable. 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.