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Consortium

The AMP Consortium provides a collaborative environment for academia, industry, and the government to conduct innovative electric vehicle-focused mobility and power research.

In this collaborative effort, personnel from industry, universities, and government will strive to implement technological advances while training the workforce necessary for sustainability. It will allow the sharing of resources and infrastructure and the exchange of personnel between Consortium Members to enable collaboration and execution of joint projects and provide educational programs to assist members in developing their workforce.

Membership is on a yearly basis, starting with the calendar year. Membership is subject to applicable fees and/or in-kind contributions. Membership is void if Consortium members fail to pay their dues for a subsequent year. At this point, access to the website and mailing list will be revoked. Upon completion or termination of their membership, Consortium Members agree to return or destroy all proprietary data related to the Consortium in their possession.

Full Membership Level

Intended for businesses in need of or engaged in innovative battery use and manufacturing, as well as research and development on charging and grid optimization technology solutions and access to expertise and pre-competitive research results.

Benefits:

  • Identified as industry leader in AMP web site and promotional materials
  • Inclusion of up to seven (7) employees in AMP membership list
  • Admission to semi-annual AMP member meetings for those seven (7) employees
  • Access to AMP Member facilities, in accordance with applicable policies
  • Opportunity to participate in AMP collaborations
  • Access to expertise of AMP researchers
  • Ability to review AMP Consortium funded research results and Consortium Intellectual Property before publication
  • Non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use Consortium Intellectual Property for internal use only, which does not include use for products or services intended for commercial purposes
  • Inclusion of one (1) voting Board Member on the Consortium Advisory Board (CAB), whose vote shall count double (2x) on all matters before the CAB

*Each member reserves the right to license its interest in its Sole Inventions or Joint Inventions for commercial purposes, with AMP Consortium Members having the right of first refusal for any commercial licensing. If a Member desires to exclusively license its Sole Invention, it shall provide notice to all Consortium Members and agree to negotiate in good faith with the first Member to request an exclusive license.

Affiliate and Associate Membership Levels

Affiliate Researcher

Intended for individuals interested in following AMP activities from academic institutions, federal research laboratories and agencies, industry, and the media.

Benefits:

  • Inclusion in AMP affiliate researcher list
  • Admission to semi-annual AMP Meetings
  • Opportunity to participate in AMP collaborations

Associate Members

Organizational Membership: In-Kind Contribution Annually 

Intended for groups of scientists in academic institutions and federal research laboratories, or other non-profit organizations.  In-kind contributions are limited to man-hours, facility usage, and materials provided by a Consortium Member with a value based on organizational policies and rates.

Benefits:

  • Identified as member organization in AMP web site and promotional materials
  • Inclusion of up to fifteen (15) employees in AMP membership list
  • Admission to semi-annual AMP member meetings for those fifteen (15) employees
  • Access to AMP Member facilities in accordance with applicable policies
  • Opportunity to participate in AMP collaborations
  • Opportunity to participate in AMP Consortium sponsored research

SBA Industry-Affiliate Membership

Intended for Small Businesses, as defined by 13 CFR 121, in need of innovative battery use and manufacturing, as well as research and development on charging and grid optimization or engaged in the development of the technology and its applications

Benefits:

  • Identified as Industry member in AMP web site and promotional materials
  • Inclusion of up to three (3) employees in AMP membership list
  • Admission to semi-annual AMP Member meetings for those three (3) employees
  • Opportunity to participate in AMP collaborations