Sponsorship Benefits


Recognition: Acknowledgement of sponsorship on the Texas Robotics website, on all promotional materials, and at all affiliated events.

Recruiting: Recruit highly qualified students for co-ops, internships and permanent positions through Consortium-facilitated dissemination of career and internship opportunities relevant to studies as provided by affiliate.

Involvement: Invitation to attend robotics-related talks and lectures conducted through relevant university speaker series.

Premier Access: Enhanced access to consulting through Texas Robotics contacts. Additional opportunities for faculty engagement in research collaborations, including use of affiliate equipment in on-campus research.

Engagement: Opportunity for increased engagement with students through classroom interaction, such as guest lectures, projects, and/or mentorship in robotics-related courses.

Education: One affiliate-hosted technical talk or other facilitated on-campus event to interested students promoted by Texas Robotics and relevant academic departments.

Consultation: Work on campus with Texas Robotics faculty, staff, and students for periodic consultation regarding the most advanced technologies. Access live demos and lab tours and engage in tailored one-on-one research discussions with robotics faculty.

Collaborative Research: Ability to submit a nominee for Research Associate: Research Fellow or Visiting Researcher/Scholar. Visiting lecturers and researchers may participate in in-class lecture series, student theses committees, and join in research with robotics faculty and students (subject to university guidelines).

Events: Two attendee registrations to the Texas Robotics Research Symposium and Two invitations to the Symposium VIP dinner and networking event.

Faculty Visits: Annual visit at mutually agreeable dates and locations to industrial affiliate sponsor company from Texas Robotics faculty to present the latest research results from their lab(s).


Affiliation is available to small businesses at a cost of $10,000 per year. 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.