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INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION


Purpose

The purpose of the Industry Participation Program is to provide industry organizations with an opportunity to interact with the TIMES on projects of mutually beneficial interest. The TIMES Industry Participation Program (TIPP) will help achieve the overall mission of TIMES.

Participation Levels

There are three basic participation levels as outlined below, depending upon the level of financial support provided to TIMES. The benefits to industry are commensurate with the level of financial support.

Benefits

Affiliate

Associate

Advisory

Seat(s) at annual symposia meeting

1

2

3

One representative on Advisory Board

No

No

Yes

Complimentary analysis

1 day/year

3 days/year

5 days/year

Student mentorship (design projects, theses, dissertations)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Development of short courses at rates to be negotiated

Yes

Yes

Yes

Access to potential employees

Yes

Yes

Yes

Copies of TULANE reports and publications

Yes

Yes

Yes

Reduced analytical rates for TIMES instrumentation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Acknowledgement in literature and publicity at national meetings

Yes

Yes

Yes

Intern (s)*

Yes

Yes

Yes

Additional analytical services at internal rates (see rate schedule)+

Yes

Yes

Yes

Receive early access to research publications, following journal acceptance

Yes

Yes

Yes



*Interns may serve during the summer or school terms. Salaries will be paid by industry. Performances will be assessed by TULANE and PARTICIPANT personnel.

+In addition to complementary analysis, internal rates apply on analysis up to the value of the selected Annual Membership Cost. External rates apply after that.

Annual Cost for TIPP Participants

 

Affiliate

Associate

Advisory

Minimum Annual Membership Cost

$2,000

$10,000

$15,000



Other Forms of Collaboration

In addition to the Industrial Participation Program, industry organizations may want to consider the following forms of collaboration with TIMES:

·         Grants to single investigators or groups of investigators.

·         Contract research.  Please visit the Industry Partnerships website.

·         Analytical services.  Please visit the TIMES Facilities website.

·         Pursuit of dormant patents

·         Federally sponsored collaborative research; e.g. SBIR/STTR or NSF/GOALI

·         Opportunity for new business development ventures

Confidential Research Agreements can be executed through Tulane’s Office of Research.

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