We welcome organizations into our membership community that bring diversity and value. Having the ability to leverage a network like this is invaluable.
Membership Eligibility and Benefits
The following chart details the various levels of membership, eligibility, and benefits:
|Silver $15K/year||Gold $50K/year
25% Cash Minimum ($12.5k)
25% Cash Minimum ($50k)
|Small/medium organizations (<500 employees)||✔||✔||✔|
|Large organizations (>500 employees)||✔||✔|
|Universities and not-for-profits (exempted from cash minimum)||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|May compete for, participate in, and serve as project lead||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Governance Board Seat||1|
Consortium Developed Intellectual Property (CDIP) Eligibility:
|Non-Exclusive Royalty Free (NERF) license for internal research use*||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Non-Exclusive Royalty Bearing (NERB) license for commercialization*||Negotiable|
|Non-Exclusive Royalty-Free (NERF) for commercialization*||Negotiable|
NOTE: These descriptions are provided as an overview only and are subject to change. Complete details are available in the membership agreement.
*Consortium Developed IP (CDIP) is developed on a V4I project and is subject to certain V4I Member Rights.