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Become a WAITRO Member

Join WAITRO

With its mission to facilitate action-oriented science, technology and innovation partnerships, WAITRO membership offers research and technology organizations access to a broad array of services and the participation in our programs. We create incentives and opportunities for cross-sector collaborations that are needed to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

How Members Benefit

Networking
Benefit from WAITRO’s opportunities to expand your own networks
Benefit from WAITRO’s opportunities to expand your own networks
Collaboration
Benefit from using WAITRO’s Open Innovation Hub SAIRA to collaborate on R&D projects
Benefit from using WAITRO’s Open Innovation Hub SAIRA to collaborate on R&D projects
Participation
Benefit from participating in WAITRO programs and using the variety of online and offline services
Benefit from participating in WAITRO programs and using the variety of online and offline services
Access
Benefit from our broad range of services, information and relevant funding opportunities
Benefit from our broad range of services, information and relevant funding opportunities
Acceleration
Benefit from our programs and services to accelerate innovation (Innovation Award, Workshops, etc.)
Benefit from our programs and services to accelerate innovation (Innovation Award, Workshops, etc.)
Impact
Benefit from moving the Agenda 2030 forward and contribute to sustainable development
Benefit from moving the Agenda 2030 forward and contribute to sustainable development

Types of Membership

Full Membership - Research & Technology Organizations

Full membership shall be open to: “organizations (public and private) and laboratories that are actively engaged in conducting industrial and technological research and development.”

(IV. Membership – WAITRO Constitution)

Strategic Partners (Associate Membership) - Private Sector & Organizations

Associate membership shall be open to: “End-users and other beneficiaries of industrial and technological research and development, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).”

“Organizations that encourage and promote industrial and technological research and are desirous of assisting the Association with financial support or otherwise advancing its aims.”

(IV. Membership – WAITRO Constitution)

Please contact the WAITRO Secretariat for Associate Membership.

 

 

 

Membership Fees

(Full) membership fees for 2019 are waived. From 2020 on, the annual membership fee depends on the countries' GNI per capita. The numbers used to calculate the contributions of full members are based on data published by the World Bank (Atlas Method).
GNI per capita: < 1.000 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 450 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 450 USD
GNI per capita: 1.000 – 1.500 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 750 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 750 USD
GNI per capita: 1.500 – 2.500 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 1.250 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 1.250 USD
GNI per capita: > 2.500 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 1.300-1.500 USD
Annual Membership Fee: 1.300-1.500 USD

Become a WAITRO Member

We welcome organizations that are actively engaged in conducting industrial and technological research to benefit from our range of services to foster different forms of technology and knowledge transfer on a global scale. Gain access to a broad array of services and benefit from a full membership by filling out the membership form.