Membership Benefits

Membership in the DNI Industry Consortium offers a number of benefits.

Quick Launch or Expansion of Collaborations

The Consortium facilitates interactions with Drexel researchers in a faster and more flexible manner than can be achieved through grants and contracts. A standard Consortium agreement includes a nondisclosure agreement.

Access to Centralized Research Facilities

Industry Consortium members get access to all in-house research equipment and facilities with annual membership. Instruments available through CRF include

  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) with Auger
  • Vibrational Spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Focused Ion Beam
  • X-Ray Diffraction
  • Small/Wide Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS)
  • Micro Computed Tomography (MicroCT)
  • Nanoindentation
  • Microfabrication

More information about CRF’s equipment and facilities is available here.

VIP Access to DNI Events

Members of the Consortium have registration fees waived for conferences and events organized by DNI and, when circumstances allow, receive notice of such events before the general public.

Membership Levels to Meet Every Need

DNI offers four membership levels to best suit your company’s needs. Read more about the different levels and their benefits.