Members of the consortium are entities that have the ability to positively contribute to an embedded manufacturing research program by bringing their experience and insights on real issues facing manufacturing competitiveness in Europe. Members collaborate across the whole research agenda with ICMR researchers and industrial and academic partners on issues that are applicable across a broad spectrum of industries, and where they can bring their capability to enhance and facilitate the research projects through embedded pilots, access to real world problems and expert knowledge and resources. Full members pay an annual fee of €5,000 and contribute a minimum of 1 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) Research Resource towards the collaboration. SME membership rates are scaled according to the organisation’s size and we actively encourage new SME applications. Members are responsible for the health and strategy of the centre as directors of a not-for-profit organisation.
Associate Members are actively encouraged to engage in relevant research with the ICMR. Membership links companies large and small with one another and comes with the following benefits: • Have the right to have their logo on the ICMR website (www.icmr.ie) with links to the Associate Member’s website. • Have the right to use the ICMR logo on their website (subject to terms and conditions) • Invitation to the Companies’ events, conferences and ‘expo’s. • Be given a discounted rate to set up a stand at such events. • Access to information on the Companies’ product roadmap. • Invitation to networking events. • IP Access (within defined Scope of Work) • Participation in Pilot site projects • Workshop attendance • Roadmap Events • Access to State-of-the-Art “Advanced Manufacturing Ireland” Innovation Spaces • Opportunity to display latest technology developments in the ‘Made it in Ireland’ Display area – Show and tell • Opportunity to attend specialised training. Associate Members pay an annual fee of €5,000