OMIC R&D is led and run by its members for the benefit of all. Members come from global corporations of all sizes across the supply chain in aerospace and defense, transportation and other high-value metals manufacturing and engineering sectors. They are here to become more competitive through the application of new techniques, materials, technologies, and processes.

Mutually Beneficial Partnerships

OMIC R&D’s capabilities can benefit companies that may not have the time, focus, or bandwidth to address research issues themselves. Membership is open to any company working in a complementary area that wishes to participate in and support OMIC R&D’s research capabilities. A membership application is submitted following discussions with the OMIC R&D business development manager and the Board of Governors to make sure that membership is right for your business and contributes to a balanced membership within the organization.

Member Company Benefits:

  • Access to world-class R&D capabilities.
  • Ability to help set OMIC’s research agenda.
  • Participation in generic R&D programs, with shared costs and development.
  • Ownership of specific R&D programs and the Intellectual Property they may produce.
  • On-site training for employees to upskill or learn new machines.
  • Networking opportunities with world-class companies and supply chain members.
  • Industry recognition through association with this world-class center of excellence.

To discuss becoming a member of OMIC R&D, contact:

Craig Campbell, OMIC Executive Director:

Member Voices

“As a steel fabricator of highly complex, mostly custom one-off, products, Vigor Industrial is typically focused on meeting our customers’ immediate needs. We have a strong desire to do R&D, but our time and resources are frequently taxed to the limit. OMIC provides the perfect solution: By pooling the resources and expertise of many manufacturing companies, along with the talent and knowledge of several research institutions, we at Vigor are able to bring our problems and our ideas to OMIC and get solutions fast. The shared burden is much lighter, and the shared benefits strengthen manufacturing across the whole region. Collaboration is moving us forward far faster than competition ever could.”

Keith Chapman
Director of Manufacturing Strategy, Vigor