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SCI offers a range of memberships that provide a variety of opportunities suited to individuals and organisations working across science and industry.

Individual Memberships Organisational Memberships Special Memberships

Membership types

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Student member
E-member Online
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"I've been a member of SCI for some 25 years and it is a delight to read the publications and keep up to date with things that are happening in the world of chemistry and industry."

- Dr Helen Sharman OBE, Britain's first astronaut

Organisational Memberships

Corporate
Academic
Associate
SME

Special Memberships

Life
Honorary

Full

Full SCI Membership provides unlimited access to SCI's range of activities and member network. (Direct Debit rate from £75/year.)

£90/year
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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities with people across all areas of business and science
  • Discounted rates at conferences
  • Career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Individual subscription to Chemistry and Industry (C&I) Magazine

Student

For early career scientists studying at university, our Student Membership provides all of the benefits of Full Membership at a reduced cost.

£25/year
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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities with people across all areas of business and science
  • Discounted rates at conferences
  • Career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Individual subscription to Chemistry and Industry (C&I) Magazine

e-Member

If you want to keep up to date with scientific innovation and upcoming events and activities run by SCI, our e-Membership could be for you.

£10/year
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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities with SCI Members
  • Access to C&I online
  • Access to the latest news and briefings from SCI

Event Member

Guest members receive priority notification of SCI events, and enjoy quick and easy bookings!

FREE
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Key benefits:

  • Face-to-face networking opportunities at events
  • Priority notification on upcoming events

Corporate

Through this programme, companies large and small can benefit from SCI’s global network and invest in their staff by offering full access to SCI membership. Please contact us to develop a package tailored to your company's needs.

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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities through SCI events and activities
  • Personnel development opportunities for employees
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Access to a wealth of resources
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Opportunities to raise your company's profile throughout SCI's global community
  • Digital access to C&I

Academic

Staff and students at universities from across the UK and Republic of Ireland can access SCI's range of activities and member network.

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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities through SCI events and activities
  • Access to a wealth of resources
  • Personnel development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Opportunities for live streaming of Public Evening Lectures
  • Digital access to C&I

Associate

This membership type is perfect for organisations in sectors such as law, policy, and publishing – any organisation that exists outside of industry and academia but has an interest in the application of innovative science should join as an Associate.

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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities with people across all areas of business and science
  • Discounted rates at conferences
  • Career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Digital access to C&I

SME

Through this programme, SMEs can invest in their staff by offering them SCI membership, providing full access to SCI's range of activities and member network.

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Key benefits:

  • Networking opportunities through SCI events and activities
  • Personnel development opportunities for employees
  • Access to a wealth of resources
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Digital access to C&I

Life

We offer Life Membership to long-serving members who have been actively involved in SCI activities throughout their membership.

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Key benefits:

  • Life members are offered the same benefits as Full SCI members:
  • Networking opportunities with people across all areas of business and science
  • Discounted rates at conferences
  • Career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Individual subscription to Chemistry and Industry (C&I) Magazine

Honorary

Honorary Membership is awarded to exceptional individuals who share our passion of driving scientific innovation and supporting the application of science.

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Key benefits:

  • Honorary members are offered the same benefits as Full SCI members:
  • Networking opportunities with people across all areas of business and science
  • Discounted rates at conferences
  • Career development opportunities
  • Eligibility for SCI's awards and recognition programme
  • Individual subscription to Chemistry and Industry (C&I) Magazine

Questions? Need help choosing the right membership?

If you are unsure which membership is best for you, please contact us on membership@soci.org

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