Benefits and Contribution

Membership Benefits

  • Access to the latest research results from IRISE projects
  • Ability to propose research topics and influence decisions about the research to be conducted by the Center
  • Ability to participate in and shape projects being conducted by IRISE researchers
  • Opportunity to network with other Consortium members
  • Opportunity to collaborate on bids for government funding
  • Interactions with University of Pittsburgh researchers and students

Annual Membership Contribution

The funding contributions provided by all members will be used to support an annual research work program developed by a Consortium Steering Committee, working together with University of Pittsburgh faculty. The Steering Committee will be comprised of individuals representing member organizations. The minimum contribution level is $25,000. Individual organizations that contribute a larger amount will have greater influence on decisions regarding the research to be performed.