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Benefits of Membership

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  • Opportunity to set directions for core CTRC research projects
  • Early access to frequent updates from all core Center research projects, through a restricted password-access web site for members only
  • Leverage of more than 25:1 for each member company's contribution through the contributions of other members and Purdue University
  • Facilitation through the Center of collaborative work between different companies with complementary needs/capabilities
  • Beneficial cross-industry interactions brought about by the diversity of member industries
  • Results presented to members in two technical review meetings a year, giving members early and regular access to results and inventions
  • A product-oriented focus maintained
  • Equipment manufacturers included as members, helping a translation of research ideas and prototypes into products
  • Access to an extensive collection of published technical literature
  • Access to CTRC software
  • Availability of graduate and undergraduate students trained in relevant topic areas for hiring
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