Membership Benefits

Being a full member of the VRGeo Consortium includes …

  • to be part of one of the rare international working groups where experts from oil and gas – though being competitors – share experiences, ideas, challenges, and finally resources.
  • to have the right to review and license all VRGeo R&D prototypes and other domain-specific results.
  • to have access to public domain seismic data sets assembled by the VRGeo Consortium.
  • to have an impact on the VRGeo R&D agenda according to individual needs and strategic objectives.
  • to share the expenses for basic research in the field of advanced visualization and interactive interpretation systems.
  • to benefit from the related experiences of other VRGeo Consortium members and from past R&D developments under the umbrella of the VRGeo Consortium framework.
  • to attend the VRGeo Consortium meetings, usually happening twice a year virtually or physically on the Schloss Birlinghoven campus in Sankt Augustin, Germany.
  • to have access to Fraunhofer’s well-known research staff in terms of collaborative R&D activities and also for topic-specific consulting purposes on a bi-lateral bases.
  • to represent your company in the VRGeo Steering Committee with one vote.
  • to have the option as industrial member to nominate an academic member.