How to Join

  • Membership is open to any of the following:
    • Companies
    • Federal, State, and local government agencies
    • Nongovernmental organizations (i.e. trade groups, non-profits, etc.)
  • Two member classes are considered:
    • Full Members, each paying a $50,000 annual fee
    • Small Business Members, each paying $15,000 annual fee. Companies must show that they meet the SBA definition of a small business
  • Members must execute the SIBS Membership Agreement. View the agreement template

A Full Membership provides 50 votes on the Industrial Advisory Board each year, a Small Business Membership provides 15 votes. These votes are used to select projects each year.

For further information contact:

Prof. Robert Cox


Tel: 704-687-8402