Reasons to Join

Access

E-ffiliates member organizations have the opportunity to personally engage with cutting-edge energy and environment innovation.

Excellence

Princeton scientists and engineers are world-class leaders in critical areas across the energy, environmental, and public policy sectors.

Interdisciplinarity

Princeton University fosters faculty and student collaborations across departmental boundaries through its culture and intimate scale.

Talent

Princeton’s student community is the next generation of leaders, and E-ffiliates members can build lasting relationships with these talented undergraduate and graduate students.

Vision

E-ffiliates brings together the academic, corporate, and policy sectors to promote breakthroughs in the lab and foster advancement to the marketplace.

Voice

Member organizations participate on the E-ffiliates Advisory Committee and consequently influence the strategic direction of the program.

Care

Universities can be challenging for companies to navigate. E-ffiliates provides our partners with a curated experience of Princeton’s vast energy and environmental assets.

Membership Structure and Benefits

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership is supported by membership fees and is open to all companies that have interests in the areas of energy and environment. Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership includes three tiers of membership: charter, general, and affiliate. Affiliate member status is intended for start-up companies with fewer than 100 employees. A portion of membership fees of charter and general members will seed new research and education initiatives. Members are entitled to a large range of benefits, as set forth below:

 Charter MemberGeneral MemberAffiliate Member
Customized plan of services
Facilitated meetings with faculty and administration
Direct student access for internships and employment
Attendance at annual meetings and focus groups✔ (4)✔ (2)✔ (1)
Discounted access to central facilities and personnel
Seat on E-ffiliates Advisory Committee✔ (2)✔ (1) 
Visitor-in-residence✔ (1)  
Named postdoctoral fellow✔ (1)  
Royalty-free, commercial license for intellectual property derived from separately funded research  

* Numbers in parentheses denote the number of representatives from each member company.

Join Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership

Please contact Spencer Reynolds, Senior Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, for more information about how a membership plan can be tailored for your company or organization.