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Join the Consortium

Consortium members foster long-term relationships with GIX, leading to technical exchange, co-invention, and interaction with faculty and students. We have three options, with the highest level offering the most opportunity and richest set of benefits and experiences.

Membership Options

Associate Membership

  • Access to students:

    - Receive curriculum vitae (CV) of GIX students
    - Promote your job and internship postings directly with our students
    - Access to host information and recruitment/interview sessions with GIX students, organized by GIX staff
    - Access to ideas and projects: invitations to GIX demo days and events
    - Progress reports: receive up-to-date information via electronic newsletters
    - Recognition: Company logo on website, materials and highlighted at events

Partner Membership

  • Enjoy all Associate Membership benefits, plus:

    - Define a project with a focused deliverable tuned to the company’s needs. Project teams will consist of faculty and three students. Partners have an opportunity to place an industry representative as part of the project team.
    - Gain access to faculty and students, exclusive invitations to GIX VIP events, and opportunities to network with GIX faculty and advisors
    - Contribute input concerning the future direction of the associated curriculum track
    - Intellectual Property: provide one focused project with non-exclusive, royalty-free rights to the deliverable created from the project team. Members and students will agree at the outset of the project on the ownership of any intellectual property (IP) that may be created during the project.

Exclusive Partner Membership

Additional Opportunities for Strategic Partnerships

  • Explore other ways you can partner with GIX:

    - Internships: GIX students may have availability for part-time internship opportunities during breaks between academic quarters.
    - Mentors: GIX is seeking mentors to advise students. These advisors are business specialists and technology experts with experience in global markets.
    - Executive education: GIX offers curated and customized learning opportunities for industry executives.

Learn More About Partnership Opportunities

To learn more about partnership opportunities, please contact:

Lara Littlefield

Chief Strategy Officer for Global Innovation Exchange (GIX)
Email: laralitt@uw.edu

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