CPES Industry Consortium
The CPES Industry Consortium cultivates connectivity among researchers in academia and industry, and creates synergy within the network of industry members. Our industry consortium is the backbone of our strong technology transfer success.
CPES industry consortium members enjoy:
The best mechanisms to stay abreast of technological developments in power electronics.
The ideal forum for networking with leading-edge companies and top-notch researchers.
Industry members gain a competitive edge via:
Access to state-of-the-art facilities, faculty expertise, top-notch students.
Leveraged research funding of over $6 million per year.
Industry influence via Industry Advisory Board.
Intellectual properties with early access for Principal Plus and Principal members via CPES Intellectual Property Sharing.
Technology transfer made possible via special access to the Center's multi-disciplinary team of researchers, and resulting publications, presentations, and intellectual properties.
Continuing education opportunities via professional short courses offered at a significant discount.
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The CPES industrial consortium continues to grow annually as organizations around the world benefit from the CPES network and technology.
- PRINCIPAL PLUS MEMBERS (ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION - $50,000)
Principal Plus Members gain tangible benefits via research collaboration with CPES as a member of one of the mini-consortia on focused research -- PMC (Power Management Consortium), HDI (High Density Integration), or WBG-HPCS (Wide Bandgap High Power Converters & Systems). They also have easy access to cutting-edge IPs via CPES Intellectual Property Sharing. Companies interested in more than one focused research areas may join another mini-consortium for an additional annual contribution of $50,000 each.
- PRINCIPAL MEMBERS (ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION - $30,000)
Principal Members well positioned to influence and guide CPES as Industry Advisory Board (IAB) members. They also have cutting-edge IP advantage via automatic Intellectual Property Sharing.
- ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION - $15,000)
Associate Members gain the competitive edge, not only through easy access to CPES research results, researchers, and state-of-the-art facilities, but also opportunities for technical exchanges and continuing education to stay updated on new technologies.
- AFFILIATE MEMBERS
Affiliate Members make in-kind hardware/software donations to CPES below $15,000 per year. Their contributions must be relevant to CPES research. Membership participation at this level requires Center Director approval.