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Why Join?

MIDAS membership is open to both industry and academic members.

Industry membership is open to any company involved in microelecronics design (e.g. IC, FPGA), or companies providing services to the microelectronics industry (e.g. CAD, training).

Academic membership is open to any academic institution that is involved in research relating to microelectronics design or who offer courses relevant to the microelectronics design industry.

Benefits of MIDAS Membership

  • Unique industry-academic network providing interaction between industry and academia.
  • Access to shared experiences on issues and problems for companies
  • Access to industry perspectives and research requirements for academic members
  • Identification of training needs and outsourcing of training to world-class training providers with reduced group discounts in many cases for MIDAS members 
  • Representative body with State Agencies and Government
  • Knowledge of and access to industry-led research programmes such as MCCI (Microelectronics Competence Centre Ireland)
  • Access to information relevant to the microelectronics design industry via the MIDAS email network

Membership Fees

Industry members pay an annual fee. See fee scale below.

There is no fee for academic members.

  2017 Fee (€)
No. of Staff WORLDWIDE < 5 0
5 - 20 500
20 - 100 1000
100 - 500 3000
> 500 5000


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