The North Sea Energy Consortium consists of full and associate members and will share information to interested parties via a community called North Sea Energy Community
The community will communicate via a website and social media
The benefit of participation within the North Sea Energy Consortium is to collaborate and innovate based on a shared investment together with public and private parties. There is 50% of TKI Toeslag subsidy available in shared research projects. The other 50% of funding is required to come from the private sector and can be split among multiple project partners. In this case project partners pay only a fraction of the actual costs and get full access to the project results.
Full membership contains a contribution of a minimum of 50 k€ yearly. Full membership can be in partnership or sponsorship. Both memberships entitle the member the same rights and obligations, but they differ in the way of contribution:
The Associate Membership is a basic yearly membership, yearly contribution is 5 k€. Within this Associate Membership members are part of the North Sea Energy Community, can participate in the organised yearly conference meetings, stakeholder meetings, and in shared collaborations in the North Sea domain organised by the Program Manager.
The yearly amount of consortium-contribution required to participate in North Sea Energy Consortium to compensate the organization costs and will be used for dissemination:
For any small or medium-sized enterprise it is possible to join with a 50% discount. This discount can apply for both the full and associate membership.