Membership

Membership

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) is focused on accelerating the growth of the cleantech economy.  Our members are engaged in emerging technologies in the areas of smart energy, smart water, smart transportation, smart infrastructure, internet of things,  sustainability and energy efficiency.  RTCC is instrumental in working with our members to market the region as a global leader in cleantech, identify opportunities for collaboration, talent recruitment, educating our policymakers, facilitating demonstration and implementation projects, advancing company growth and attracting cleantech investment.

Please download our membership overview to learn more about RTCC.

We offer tiered membership levels for engagement. Below is a list of membership levels by category and member type.  For a full list of benefits for each category, please see our Membership Benefits.

 

Fee: $25,000/year

- Strategic, high-profile cleantech company. Not available to professional service firms, academic institutions or            government
- Designed for firms that want a customized portfolio of services with higher level exposure and networking, along      with premier access to key projects and opportunities
- Seat on the Board of Directors
- Seat on Leadership Council
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Complimentary access to all RTCC events and programming
- Special invites to RTCC strategic opportunities
- Membership requires approval by the board 

Category: Project Partner
Fee: $25,000/year
Corporate or commercial real estate projects

- Designed for technologically strategic, high profile developments that extend the RTCC’s and region’s brand and
      - will benefit from receiving organized access to RTCC board/members
      - will benefit from RTCC branding and facilitated introductions
      - will incorporate a global showcase of technologies in order to attract global investment
- Project Partners require approval by the board

Category: Leadership
Fee: $15,000/years

- Designed for all categories of members (industry, professional services, academic, non-profits, municipalities) that   want - higher level exposure and networking, along with preferred access to key projects and opportunities
- Seat on Leadership Council
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Complimentary access to all RTCC events and programming
- Special invites to RTCC strategic opportunities
- Membership requires approval by the board 

Category: Industry/Professional Services 1000+ employees in North Carolina
Fee: $10,000/year

- Designed for industry and professional services organizations with 1000+ employees
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Industry/Professional Services 500-999 employees in North Carolina
Fee: $7,500/year

- Designed for industry and professional services organizations with 500-999 employees
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Industry/Professional Services 250-499 employees in North Carolina
Fee: $5,000/year

- Designed for industry and professional services organizations with 250-499 employees
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Industry/Professional Services 25-249 employees in North Carolina
Fee: $2,500/year

- Designed for industry and professional services organizations with 25-249  employees
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Industry/Professional Services 1 - 24 employees in North Carolina
Fee: $1,500/year

- Designed for industry and professional services organizations with 1-24 employees
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Academic, Non-profit, Municipality
Fee: $1,500/year

- Designed for academic institutions, non-profits, and municipalities
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Entrepreneur 
Fee: $500/year

- Designed for pre-revenue start-up companies
- Companies in this category will enjoy branding recognition as members of the RTCC
- Membership in category approved for an initial two-year term and can be renewed if company is still pre-revenue
- Unlimited participation in Action Committees
- Special discounts on RTCC events and programming
- Membership requires approval by the board

Category: Individual student memberships
Fee: $100/year

- Designed for students interested in job or internship opportunities with the cleantech industry
- Provides free attendance to select programming
- Provides opportunity to build a network with cleantech companies in the region
- Membership approval is not required by the board

Are you interested in becoming a member? Contact us, or if you are ready to join complete our membership application.

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