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2018 Membership Fees

Please note: All 2018 Fees are subject to provincial taxes.

Corporate Membership

Schedule A

Canadian company (excluding Canadian subsidiary of international companies) has annual biotech revenues of less than $15 million, fees are determined on the total number of Canadian employees.

Number of CDN employees 2018 Fees
1-9 $ 1,000.00
10 – 24 $ 3,000.00
25 – 49 $ 5,500.00
50 + $ 9,500.00

Schedule B

Canadian company has annual biotech revenues of $15 million or more, or is a Canadian subsidiary of an international company.

Annual Revenues ($ millions) 2018 Fees
< 15 $ 10,000.00
15 – 24.9 $ 16,500.00
25 – 49.9 $ 21,000.00
50 – 99.9 $ 27,000.00
100 – 249.9 $ 35,000.00
250+ $ 65,000.00

Industrial & Environmental Biotech

Company has annual Canadian bio-based revenues of less than $15 million and works in industrial, bioproduct or environmental biotechnology. Canadian company fees (excluding Canadian subsidiary of international companies) are determined on the total number of Canadian employees. Canadian subsidiaries pay a flat fee. Annual bio-based revenues include related royalties, licensing fees, and product sales.

Category 2018 Fees
CDN Company 1 – 9 employees $ 1,000.00
CDN Company 10+ employees $ 3,000.00
CDN Subsidiary $ 3,000.00

Non-Corporate Membership

Knowledge & Service Organization

K&S – Knowledge & Service Organization membership is open to any corporate, partnership, association or other entity organized for profit whose business activities are primarily devoted to providing services or equipment to biotechnology companies (e.g., legal, insurance, consulting, supplies, contract research, or other services).

Number of employees 2018 Fees
1 – 25 $ 3,000.00
26 – 50 $ 5,000.00
51 – 99 $ 7,500.00
100+ $ 10,000.00

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership is open to government and non-profit entities.

Investor membership is open to corporations such as venture capital and investment bankers whose primary business is investing or raising capital for biotech companies.

Foreign corporate membership is open to any corporate, partnership or other entity organized for profit whose principle business is biotechnology research and development, which does not have Canadian employees, nor a Canadian office or operation.

Academic membership is open to any academic, non-profit institution or department within an academic institution.

Category 2018 Fees
Affiliate $ 3,000.00
Investor $ 3,000.00
Foreign $ 2,000.00
Academic $ 2,000.00