Benefits For Members

  • Rights to participate in the semi-annual meeting for planning, selection and review of Center projects.
  • Access to Center R&D results, reports and other publications through a member-only website.
  • Transfer of technology from the Center to generate practical values (reduction of manufacturing costs, increase of productivity, improvement of product performance, etc.
  • Significant leverage from shared investments by Missouri S&T, other Consortium members, and additional government investments.
  • Direct interaction and collaboration with the Center's world-class researchers who have technical expertise in advanced manufacturing and materials.
  • Direct access to unique Missouri S&T capabilities that are not available or are more costly anywhere else.
 
  • Attractive licensing rights to intellectual property generated by Consortium projects.
  • Preferential access to Center personnel, facilities and equipment
  • Broad exposure to benefiial leading-edge technologies through Center workshops and short courses.
  • Early access to a pool of graduate and undergraduate students who are skilled with research equipment and techniques in a team-work environment upon graduation.
  • Opportunities for networking and benchmarking with other Consortium members including suppliers, integrators, and users of technologies.
  • Opportunities for teaming with Center and other Consortium members on proposals for federal funding including SBIR/STTR projects.