Industrial Members and Partners Fee Schedule
||Annual Fee for Members
||Annual minimum cash and in-kind for Partners* (US firms)
* Partners will automatically be enrolled in the membership program with the annual fee waived.
Benefits to Industrial Team Members
1) To meet faculty, students, and postdocs with other interested company representatives on a regularly scheduled annual meeting.
2) To receive 50 percent discount for online Composites Workshop (widely recognized as the best) for company-selected employees, and will receive all e-books, presentation recordings and tools free. The content represents the minimum required knowledge and skills to compete. Official Stanford’s continuing education units are offered for a fee. Extra sessions with SME’s at any time can be scheduled. For more information please visit: compositesdesign.stanford.edu.
3) To receive free invitation to tutorial sessions and research seminars focused on current topics. All topics and training are generic and offered to team members on a non exclusive basis.
4) Membership fee is a contribution to Stanford and does not imply any statement of work and deliverable in return.
Benefits to Industrial Partners
1) To have faculty, students and postdocs assigned to work with company-sponsored projects with high tech and innovative solutions to be a leader in the market segment.
2) Co-location of students and postdocs at company location may be arranged. It is one effective way to evaluating future employees.
3) Intellectual property agreement will be offered. This will ensure increase in competitiveness, and opportunity to increase market share, brand name, pay roll, new products, sole source and profit.
4) When appropriate, support for company’s proposal efforts will be offered. If successful, Stanford group will participate as a sub-contractor. It will provide new ideas, tools, data and new hires.
5) Exclusive and close collaboration with Stanford Composites Manufacturing Innovation Center through long term contract research that can have positive impact on company’s global competitiveness and reputation as a good and vibrant place to work.
6) Opportunity to participate in the Board meeting that decides policy and vision of our center.
A planning document for industrial members or partners
1) Name, location and website of company.
2) Name, e-mail, land and cell phone numbers, title of PI and other senior professionals.
3) Title, goal, approach and schedule of proposed project (for members, indicate the general interest of composites manufacturing).
4) Estimated cost in dollars for cash and in-kind support to Stanford (for members, indicate annual fee based on company size).
5) Name and title of approving official (optional).