Come Share Our Vision. Be a Corporate Member.

Contribute to developing the next generation of technology leaders and  innovations.  Participation benefits start at $35,000 per year.

A win-win partnership to transform the world!


Be a partner in the TBSI research and education agenda, and stay current in cutting edge research and potential disruptive technologies!

Your company’s involvement will increase your brand recognition with students who can be potential employees and customers.


Show Your Support for the Sino-American Collaborative Mission of TBSI.

Become a Corporate Member, and receive:

  • Concierge service to facilitate interaction with faculty and graduate students
  • Facilitation of student recruitment
  • Invitation to TBSI annual research retreat and learn the newest and hottest in the research fields.

Provide Your Employees with Research Opportunities

Your participation in the Visiting Industrial Fellowship (VIF) Program will provide:

  • Choice of location: TBSI Berkeley or Shenzhen sites
  • Choice of up to three faculty members as local hosts
  • Participation as a regular member of the host professor’s research group
  • Opportunity to audit classes and seminars
  • Assistance with relocation and language courses.

Sponsor Research

Enhance your company’s research and development with targeted funding of the TBSI faculty, and receive:

  • Funding specific research topic with a choice of a single faculty member as a point of contact
  • First right to review progress of research and to negotiate licensing of IP resulted from the sponsored research.

Increase Brand Recognition

Lend your name to sustain the development of the trans-disciplinary TBSI.

  • Acquire naming rights for the laboratories and other facilities.
  • Endow professorships, student fellowships, and awards.

This elite circle of corporate partners has the opportunity to:

  • Invest in the research direction of TBSI by supporting one of 40 new professors
  • Develop ongoing relationships with the recipients of the endowed professorships and student fellowships
  • Receive periodic updates of progress including customized TBSI briefings
  • Participate in the inauguration ceremonies of facilities and award ceremonies of endowed professorships and students fellowships.

TBSI Industry Membership Brochure

   Downloadable PDF

For more information on TBSI corporate memberships, please contact:

Rachel Schafer
Business Development Director, TBSI
Phone: +1-510-643-6054