Membership

Membership Benefits

DSP Valley is a networking platform:

  • Meet your colleagues in the member meetings, present your company to the other members and enjoy company visits and demonstrations. Member meetings are for high level executives.
  • Meet technical colleagues in the technical seminars and exchange your ideas with your peer group.
  • Participate in brokerage fora and get to know the one company you are looking for.
  • Participate in Special Interest Groups, an ideal place for knowledge transfer where you learn and share from your peer group.  

DSP Valley is a technical platform:

  • Participate at a reduced rate or for free in our technical seminars and have the possibility for a presentation or be present with a booth at the mini-exhibition.
  • Technical questions from non-members are distributed to the members and result in custom matchmaking events.

DSP Valley is an information platform:

You learn from each other in the multiple meeting moments, but you also learn about European and regional programs and their possibilities. You have access through DSP Valley to a large community of highly qualified DSP and embedded system designers.

Through our academic partners you have access to education and training activities. You can partner with the academic institutions through their technology transfer projects and gain first insight information. 

DSP Valley is an international platform:

  • We organise brokerage and matchmaking events in our own and neightbouring countries in co-operation with partner clusters.
  • We participate in international shows with a group booth or a group visit.
  • We organise international road shows to promote the regional businesses. 

DSP Valley is a promotional platform:

  • You can participate in a group booth at international exhibitions, at our own mini-exhibitions during technical seminars or conferences.
  • You can publish your articles for free in our bi-monthly newsletter that is sent all over the world to dedicated people.
  • You are mentioned on the DSP Valley website with general and contact information and there is a link to the own website.  

DSP Valley is a service platform:

When you participate in events organised by DSP Valley, your organisational efforts are minimal. We do all the preparation for a smooth participation in exhibitions, road shows, brokerage events …

You can consult us regarding support of co-operation projects or general or technical questions.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Member meetings (7-8 times a year): free access for the contact persons (member business updates, DSP Valley activity updates, opportunities for projects & business co-operations, etc.)
  • Events and seminars: free access for all your company personnel at our events and seminars; opportunity to host seminars, and to participate in the presentations and mini-exhibitions
  • Special Interest Groups focusing on subtopics in the broader embedded technology and smart systems field (Wireless, Medical Devices, Embedded Vision, etc.)
  • Brokerage events: be sure to be one of the participants in our Business-to-Business event in the DSP Valley region or in the European inter-cluster B2B events. Don’t forget the A2B-forum, where academic partners meet the industry.
  • Matchmaking events for participation in European ICT & high-tech programmes
  • Executive Lunches: enjoy a member discount in high level lunches with an interesting speaker (captains of our industry) and meet your executive colleagues
  • International contacts: as a member you can participate in several international events such as seminars, trade shows, road shows, workshops (reduced cost, higher visibility, under DSP Valley flag)
  • Representation: also if you don’t participate activily in an event, you are represented by the DSP Valley delegation, on international fairs, at job fairs in universities and university colleges and everywhere where DSP Valley is present.
  • Newsletter: you can publish your articles (technical and general information) in our bi-monthly newsletter for free. More than 2500 paper copies are sent out all over the world to a specialised audience. The online version is available on the DSP Valley website.
  • Newsflash: receive the newsflash exclusively for members with information on own events, partner events, European and regional programmes, brokerage possibilities …
  • Public website: your logo, contact details and profile are posted on the DSP Valley website with a link to your own website. You can also publish your press releases, other news items, planned events or open positions on this website.
  • Social media: active on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook; aggregating member tweets on our web home page and rebroadcasting member news items through an RSS News portal
  • “Members Only” website section (protected intranet): exclusive information for the members (SIG reports, presentations from member meetings, market information, etc.).
  • Exchange of commercial leads that are generated directly by/through DSP Valley
  • Voting right: every member company has the right to vote in the yearly general assembly and the right to propose a candidate for the Board of Directors

To apply for the full membership, send a mail to Peter Simkens, managing director of DSP Valley.

The membership is subject to a yearly membership fee.