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The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation is dedicated to exploring creative solutions to technical challenges by fostering education and cooperation among industrial, academic, clinical and regulatory communities.

The Annual BioInterface Workshop and Symposium brings together surface science leaders for three days of sharing breakthroughs in ideas, products and services. The networking alone pays off for attendees through building current and new relationships.

Supporting members benefit not only from substantial discounts to the BioInterface Conference, but also have a voice in the development of the topics for presentations and determining who will serve on the Board of Directors to shape the future of the Foundation.


For Supporting Member Companies

The Foundation proudly spotlights your corporate/institutional expertise throughout the Foundation’s print and online publications. As a Supporting Member, you are a leader with a voice in the future development of the surface biomedical community by participating in the governing committee. You will have the opportunity to participate in topic selections for the annual BioInterface Conference. Your company also has a voice in selecting the governing Board of Directors. Each supporting member has one vote. Other Benefits Include:

  • Discounted member rates at BioInterface
  • Name recognition in Foundation publications distributed to surface science professionals around the world
  • One complimentary registration to the BioInterface symposium (does not include the Workshop)
  • Complimentary exhibit booth at the BioInterface Exhibition
  • 40% discount on all advertisements in SurFACTS newsletter and the Surfaces website
  • Logo recognition in the SurFACTS newsletter
  • Complimentary listing in the Foundation’s Online Member Guide including logo, hotlink, and 50-word description of your company
  • Complimentary subscription and online access to SurFACTS newsletter including past issues
  • Complimentary full-page, full-color advertisement in the SurFACTS newsletter
  • Article visibility in the Member News section of the SurFACTS newsletter (Article is subject to editorial review for space and content)

Supporting Member Companies annual Dues: $2,500
Supporting Member Companies with 50 or fewer employees: $2,000


For Academic Members

The Foundation fosters interaction and presentation of surface-related peer research through forums that allow dissemination of surface and interfacial information. As an Academic Member, you have a voice in the future development of the surface biomedical community. Benefits include:

  • Discounted member rates to BioInterface
  • Name recognition in Foundation publications distributed to surface science professionals around the world
  • Complimentary exhibit booth at the BioInterface Exhibition
  • 40% discount on all advertisements in SurFACTS (The Surfaces in Biomaterials foundation newsletter) and the Surfaces Web Site
  • Logo recognition in SurFACTS newsletter
  • Complimentary subscription and online access to SurFACTS in Biomaterials
  • Complimentary listing in the Foundation’s Online Member Guide including logo, hyperlink, and 50-word description of your institution
  • Participation in the governing committee with 1/4 vote
  • Article visibility in the Member News section of the SurFACTS newsletter (Article is subject to editorial review for space and content)

Academic Member annual dues: $625


For the Individual Professional or Student

The Foundation can enhance the future of your career and help you become a leader in the surface science/biomedical community. The Foundation is a close-knit, specialized community, and you have the opportunity to connect with top industrial, clinical, and regulatory surface science/biomedical professionals. Benefits include:

  • Discounted member rates to BioInterface
  • Complimentary subscription and online access to SurFACTS in Biomaterials, the official newsletter of the Foundation
  • The opportunity to network among surface science leaders
  • The opportunity to stand out among surface science leaders by joining a committee

Individual or Student annual dues: $50

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