Membership Levels

Consortium levels

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DNI offers four Industry Consortium membership levels, designed to suit a variety of needs. For more information and to discuss membership opportunities for your company, email nano@drexel.edu.

Platinum Partner

Annual fee: $50,000

  • Academic rates for all equipment usage, with up to 1/3 being used for instruments and up to 1/3 to cover the time and costs of faculty and/or students that are involved in conducting the relevant research
  • Priority access to machines/instruments
  • Access to faculty expertise for initial limited consultation
  • Access to Drexel University IP portfolio
  • Subscription to Drexelink, the University’s monthly newsletter (circulation 50,000)
  • Invitation to join one of Drexel’s college advisory boards
  • Voting member of consortium
  • 3 Seats in annual workshops and seminars
  • Invitations to attend annual student design and thesis presentations and to student résumés
  • Advertising, recognition and listing in consortium brochures and website and display of sponsor literature
  • Opportunity to engage students for individually directed projects
  • Opportunity to serve on thesis committees (an appropriate academic degree is required)

Gold Partner

Annual fee: $30,000

  • Academic rates for all equipment usage, with up to 1/3 being used for instruments and up to 1/3 to cover the time and costs of faculty and/or students that are involved in conducting the relevant research
  • Priority access to machines/instruments
  • Access to faculty expertise for initial limited consultation
  • Access to Drexel University IP portfolio
  • Subscription to Drexelink, the University’s monthly newsletter (circulation 50,000)
  • Voting member of consortium
  • 1 Seat in annual workshops and seminars
  • Invitations to attend annual student design and thesis presentations and to student résumés
  • Advertising, recognition and listing in consortium brochures and website and display of sponsor literature
  • Opportunity to engage students for individually directed projects
  • Opportunity to serve on thesis committees (an appropriate academic degree is required)

Silver Partner

Annual fee: $15,000

  • Academic rates for all equipment usage, with up to 1/3 being used for instruments and up to 1/3 to cover the time and costs of faculty and/or students that are involved in conducting the relevant research
  • Access to faculty expertise for initial limited consultation
  • Access to Drexel University IP portfolio
  • Subscription to Drexelink, the University’s monthly newsletter (circulation 50,000)
  • Invitations to attend student resumes/annual student design and thesis presentations
  • Advertising, recognition and listing in consortium brochures and website and display of sponsor literature
  • Opportunity to engage students for individually directed projects
  • Opportunity to serve on thesis committees (an appropriate academic degree is required)

Bronze Partner

Annual fee: $5,000

  • Academic rates for all equipment usage, with up to 1/3 being used for instruments and up to 1/3 to cover the time and costs of faculty and/or students that are involved in conducting the relevant research
  • Access to faculty expertise for initial limited consultation
  • Access to Drexel University IP portfolio
  • Subscription to Drexelink, the University’s monthly newsletter (circulation 50,000)
  • Advertising, recognition and listing in consortium brochures and website and display of sponsor literature
  • Opportunity to engage students for individually directed projects