Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition

Dues

Membership

 

Dues

The SMLC has three membership levels to address various needs and interests for small, medium and large enterprises as well as affiliates.

Participation Classes

  • Board Members – Board Members may serve on the SMLC Board and may participate: in the setting of overall SMLC priorities; the decision making regarding all SMLC projects; the use of SMLC funds; and, will have non-exclusive rights in the patenting and licensing of intellectual property developed by member funded projects.  Board members may participate in SMLC projects and pilot test emerging technologies. Board members may attend general SMLC workshops, symposia and networking events at reduced rates; will have access to SMLC reports, research papers, general documentation and strategic documents.  Board Members have full voting rights.
  • Project Members – Project Members may participate directly as a member of SMLC project teams in the development and execution of proposals, technology development, and pilot test emerging technologies. Project members will have non-exclusive rights in the patenting and licensing of intellectual property developed by member funded projects.  Project Members may participate in general SMLC workshops, symposia and networking events at reduced rates; will have access to SMLC reports, research papers, general documentation and strategic documents.
  • Associate Members – Associate Members may participate in general SMLC workshops, symposia and networking events at reduced rates and will have access to SMLC reports, research papers, general documentation and strategic documents.   

Size Standards   

  • Large Companies - Any corporation, partnership, joint venture, or other business organization organized under the laws of the United States or a state thereof whose total number of employees exceeds the current SBA size standard of 500 employees.
  • Small Companies - Any corporation, partnership, joint venture, or other business organization eligible for admission as a Large Company but whose total number of employees does not exceed the current SBA size standard of 500 employees.
  • Affiliate Members – Any university, government laboratory, consulting company, organization may be admitted as an Affiliate Member.

 
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