Sponsorship Benefits

INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT & VISIBILITY

Two free registrations to the Texas Robotics Research Symposium1, and two invitations to the Symposium’s VIP dinner and networking event.


Engage in tailored one-on-one research discussions with consortium faculty.


Easy access to consulting through RC contacts.


One printed copy of annual, electronic reports of faculty and student research and publications. Additional content may include access to additional research publications, past robotics symposia and other materials as available. One printed copy of these reports may be requested.  


Facilitated access2 to recruit highly qualified students for co-ops, internships and permanent positions that fulfill affiliate needs, including but not limited to dissemination of career and internship opportunities relevant to studies as provided by RC affiliates.


Access to approved university facilities for on-campus interviews in conjunction with the Texas Robotics Symposium.


One technical talk3 to interested students promoted by the Robotics Consortium and relevant academic departments.


Attend robotics-related talks and lectures conducted through relevant university speaker series4.


RC equipment resources in support of research conducted under the program.


Visiting lecturers and researchers may participate in in-class lecture series4, student theses committees, and join in research with RC faculty and students (subject to university guidelines).


Work on campus with RC faculty, staff, and students for periodic consultation to learn about the most advanced technologies. Access to live demos and lab tours.


Ability to submit a nominee for research affiliate or visiting fellow5.


Acknowledgement of sponsorship on RC website and at all affiliated events.


COSTS

Affiliation is available to all outside companies and government agencies at a cost of $50,000 per year. Affiliations are good for one year from the time of the initial commitment.