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What is Inside Industry Association

Inside Industry Association is a membership organisation with more than 200 members and associates from all over Europe. Inside serves the industries that are active in research & development of Intelligent Digital Systems. The multidisciplinary nature of the membership provides an excellent network for the exchange of technology ideas, cross-domain fertilisation, and for large innovation initiatives in the area of Digital Intelligence. For more info go to about.

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What is Digital Intelligence

Digital Intelligent Systems are the neural system of society and are widely recognised as core enabling technology that forms the basis for the development of many innovative products and services in both developed and emerging economies.

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In which category does my company belong for the annual fixed fee?

Your annual fixed fee is based on the category your company belongs to. The membership categories and corresponding annual fees (exl.VAT) are:

                                                                    

Category                                                     Member                                                                                                                                                                                             Fee

Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)          SME Member                                                                                                                                                                                     €500

Research organisations & universities        Research organisation and non profit member                                                                                                                               €500

Large enterprises < EUR 500 M                 Corporate member                                                                                                                                                                           € 2,500

Large enterprises > EUR 500 M                 Corporate member                                                                                                                                                                           € 5,000

Umbrella & branch organisations               Associates                                                                                                                                                                                          €500

(no internal R&I activities)

                                                                    Extraordonary member                                                                                                                                                                       None


For more info go to: Membership

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What steps do I need to take to become a member?

Becoming a member is as easy as 1-2-3:
1: read all the necessary documents
2: fill in the online application form
3: return the form to our office via post.
All documents and the application form can be found via the “apply for a membership”-button on Membership page

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I am a member and a project partner, what fee do I pay?

When you are a member and a project partner, you pay the Variable Fee and the Membership Fee. The Membership Fee depends on your organisation type and the Variable Fee in 2016 is 2.4% on the maximal possible funding. More information can be found on: membership

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You are probably a member of multiple associations connected to ECSEL-JU. This means that the Variable Fee is split by the amount of memberships you have. In case you are a member of AENEAS, Inside and EPoSS, the total maximal funding is divided in three. Each association calculates the Variable Fee percentage over the equally divided number. In case of Inside the Variable Fee in 2016 is 2.4% for members.

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In 2014 funding instruments ARTEMIS-JU and ENIAC-JU merged into ECSEL-JU. This development turned the Inside Industry Association (previously ARTEMIS-IA) into one of the three private partners in ECSEL Joint Undertaking. The three industry associations (private partners) represent actors from the areas of Embedded Intelligence, Smart Systems and Micro-/Nanoelectronics.

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