Membership Application

 

You can find the application form to join AIOTI below. In this form, you will be referred to as the “Applicant”.  All other terms used in this form have the meaning attributed to them in the Articles of Association (referred to as “A.o.A”).  

 

Membership Fee

 

All members are subject to paying an annual membership fee. The membership fee for the calendar year of 2020 is the following, per membership type (all amounts are VAT excluded):

 

  1. SMEs:   900,00 EUR
  2. university and/or a research institute with a non-profit purpose:   900,00 EUR
  3. organisation with a statutory purpose that includes the membership criterion set out under Article 6, paragraph 1, (e):   900,00 EUR 
  4. organisation representing end-users:   900,00 EUR
  5. company not being an SME:    2.000,00 EUR

 

Why join?

 

Become a member of the largest European network for Internet of Things innovation:

      • Link directly to key players in the IoT eco-system from the private and public sector
      • Find potential partners in IoT innovation, team up in working groups around your area of interest
      • Collaborating with the EU Institutions and EU Member States
      • Contribute to the shaping of EU policy-making on the future of IoT
      • Get actionable, up-to date market information on IoT Innovation
      • Learn about relevant developments, policies, standards and regulations in the IoT eco-system
      • Receive special offers and other privileges for various IoT events
      • Elect and become eligible for key positions in AIOTI

 

 

Who can join?

 

AIOTI has two membership categories: Full and Associate Members.

 

Full Member can become any legal entity cumulatively fulfilling the following criteria:

 

  • Being duly constituted in accordance with the laws and practices of its country of origin;
  • Having the legal personality;
  • Having its registered office and a central or principal place of business in Europe;
  • Sharing and supporting the non-profit purpose and object of the Association; and
  • Fulfilling one of the four following criteria:
    1. Being involved in Europe based research and development, innovation, demonstration, industrialisation, deployment or standardisation of technologies and services related to or relevant for the IoT; or
    2. Contributing as partner in projects of a European Framework Program for Research and Innovation, such as Horizon 2020 or any subsequent EU framework program for research and innovation related to or relevant for the IoT, and/or does so from time to time; or
    3. Being a legal entity that, in accordance with its statutory purpose, through its activities enhances or gives direction to research and development, innovation, demonstration, industrialization, deployment or standardisation of technologies and services related to or relevant for the IoT in Europe; or
    4. Being a legal entity that, in accordance with its statutory purpose, represents the interest of end-users of the IoT in Europe, whether consumers or professional end-users.

Full Members enjoy all membership rights, including voting rights at the General Assembly as well as the right to be elected in the Management Board.

 

Associate Member can become any legal entity cumulatively fulfilling the following criteria:

 

  • Not meeting the criteria to be eligible as a Full Member;
  • Being duly constituted in accordance with the laws and practices of its country of origin;
  • Having the legal personality;
  • Having its registered office in Europe;
  • Being active in Europe in the field of the IoT and having a legitimate interest in the non-profit purpose and object of the Association; and
  • Supporting the work which forms the purpose of the Association, by its advice, influence, and activity.

Associate Members cannot vote at the General Assembly or be elected in the Management Board.

 

Legal entities of a same Group of Companies may each become a Full Member with their own voting rights, provided that they each pay membership fees.

 

For more information and to inquire about joining the AIOTI, please email info@aioti.eu.