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Membership

What are the membership possibilities?
Three levels of membership: Strategic, Principal and Associate
Strategic
  • Seat on UTA Board
  • Define and drive UTA strategic roadmap
  • Approve UTA deliverables
  • Approve/Chair Working Groups
  • Define testbed benchmarks for sustainability
  • Approve UTA Testbed proposals
  • Approve UTA yearly budget and activities plan
  • Represent UTA as a spokesperson/speaker for media and conferences
  • Hold officer position

+ Principal privileges

Principal
  • Participate to deployments in UTA testbeds with member cities
  • Propose new UTA testbeds/propose use cases for existing testbeds
  • Vote in Working Groups
  • Utilize UTA approved mark for testbeds
  • Smart city solution listing on UTA marketplace
  • Exhibit with UTA booths in trade shows
  • Use UTA business matchmaking platform
  • Discounts for participation fee to UTA member meetings

+ Associate privileges

Associate
  • Ability to Use UTA Member level logo & related materials
  • Participate in a Working Group
  • Access online UTA collaboration platform and member-only communications
  • Access and contribute to draft deliverables and reports before going public
  • Worldwide visibility and recognition of individual / organizational contributions
  • Have member logo displayed at UTA website
  • Participate in member meetings
  • Promotion of member news / press releases
What is the membership model of UTA?
Strategic
Influence, approve, govern
Large Technology Organizations
50,000€
City and Non profit
15,000€

 

Small/Medium Enterprises (SME)
15,000€
startups/micro-enterprises
5,000€
Principal
Participate, vote, partner
Large Technology Organizations
15,000€
City and Non profit
Free*

*for those bringing city testbed, 5,000€ for others

Small/Medium Enterprises (SME)
5,000€
startups/micro-enterprises
1,500€
Associate
Explore, contribute, gain visibility
All types of members
Free*

*for their first year

Associate members must upgrade to Principal or Strategic Membership after the one year period. At the discretion of the UTA Board, Associate Members may continue as an Associate based on nonmonetary equivalent technical contributions to the UTA

Please refer to the European Commission definition of SME and micro-enterprises

Tight Liaisons with worldwide smart city community
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OSGi Alliance

Provides modular and evolutive software framework,which is particularly adapted to smart cities

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Eclipse Foundation

Builds business ecosystem on top of open source software. Specific working group on IoT

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IoT Acceleration Consortium of Japan (IoTAC)

Vibrant community in IoT in Japan with smart city and testbed WGs

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Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)

Provides reference architecture, recommendations, white papers in industrial IoT. Networking platform for Industry 4.0 related testbeds

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Open and Agile Smart Cities and Communities (OASC)

Guide cities about interoperable solutions (API, open data models, open data platform)

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European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC)

Platform centralizing European Commission funded smart city projects and sharing results via a market place and networking events.

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Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC)

Matchmaking platform, managed by NIST of USA, centralizing various US smart city projects and organizes a series of event to present the results to the community.

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European Institute of Innovation and Technology’s (EIT) Digital Cities

Foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life in Europe. Fund startups