Become a Member

MICA will connect Canada’s regional mining clusters and bring together mining companies, mining suppliers, academic and research institutions, innovators from all walks of life, and others to foster knowledge sharing and collaboration and to create technical and business synergies among its members.

We want you to be a part of our mission and help accelerate innovation in Canada’s mining industry.

MICA Membership is based on four membership categories,  with some categories having various levels within:

  • Individual  —  (Individual/Student, Professional)
  • Associate  —  (Associations, NFP, Institutions,)
  • SME  —  (Small to Medium Enterprises; Access to project funding)
  • Mining Companies  —  (Junior Exploration, Operating Mines, Access to project funding)

Individual

Individual — $125/yr
Establish a basic online professional profile in MICA Member Directory

Access to MICA Innovation Directory

Receive MICA Newsletter and MICA Updates

Access to MICA membership list

Invitation to MICA Networking Events

Access to MICA Technology overview videos in the MICA Innovation Directory

Awareness of engagement opportunities within MICA

Associate & SME Membership

* Sponsorship = credit of 50% of annual fee

Associate Membership — $850/yr
Establish a basic online professional profile in MICA Member Directory

Access to MICA membership directory

Access to MICA Innovation Directory

Receive MICA Newsletter and MICA Updates

Invitation to MICA Networking Events

Access to member-only workshops and events

Access to MICA supported projects/innovations summaries

Access to fee-for-service commercialization support

Access to MICA Technology overview videos in the MICA Innovation Director

SME LEVEL 1 — $1,500/yr

Associate Membership Features + the following

Eligible to submit project proposals to access MICA Funding

Additional company contact (total of two company contacts)

Establish an expanded profile in the MICA Member Directory

Establish an expanded profile in the MICA Innovation Directory

Create a Company/Technology overview video in the MICA Innovation Directory

Eligible to participate in MICA member working groups

Listing in the MICA Member Directory as a service provider to MICA members

Access to MICA projects/innovations details

Awareness of engagement and collaboration opportunities within MICA

Sponsorship Package*

Complimentary attendance (one) at selected MICA events

 

SME LEVEL 2 — $5,000/yr

Level 1 features + the following

Additional company contact (total of three company contacts)

Opportunity to receive an annual Commercialization Readiness Assessment

Opportunity to have MICA host a company or technology overview webinar

Opportunity to contribute articles/news to the MICA Portal/Newsletter

Opportunity to propose your solution to the MICA-member industry challenges

Support in identifying private and public funding opportunities (eg. bridge financing)

Sponsorship Package*

Complimentary attendance (two) at selected MICA events

 

SME LEVEL 3 — $8,000/yr

Level 2 features + the following

Access to MICA Matching Services

Facilitated identification of validated and vetted first adopters of technologies

Facilitated access to testbeds in mining and plant operations

Facilitated access to complementary technologies and technical capabilities of network members

Facilitated access to mining company and plant operators interested in co-investing in SME led projects

Facilitated access to validated and vetted mining and plant operational challenges

Facilitated access to public and private investment

Facilitated lead generation

Identification, assessment and access to potential export markets

Sponsorship Package*

Complimentary attendance (three) at selected MICA events

 

Mining Company Membership

* Sponsorship = credit of 50% of annual fee

Junior Exploration Level 1 — $8,000/yr

Establish an expanded profile in the MICA Member Directory

One company contact

Access to MICA membership  directory

Access to MICA Innovation Directory

Receive MICA Newsletter and MICA Updates

Invitation to MICA Networking Events

Access to member only workshops and events

Access to MICA supported projects/innovations details

Access to fee-for-service commercialization support

Access to MICA Technology overview videos in the MICA Innovation  Directory

Eligible to submit project proposals to access MICA Funding

Opportunity to have MICA host a company or technology overview webinar

Opportunity to contribute articles/news to the MICA Portal/Newsletter

Access to MICA Matching Services – facilitated access to testbeds in mining and plant operations

Access to MICA Matching Services – facilitated access to complementary technologies and capabilities of network members

Complimentary attendance (one) at selected MICA events

Sponsorship Package*

Operating Mines Level 2 — $25,000/yr

Mining Company Level 1 features + the following

3 additional company contacts (total of four company contacts)

Establish an expanded profile in the MICA Member Directory

Establish an expanded profile in the MICA Innovation Directory

Access to MICA member directory

Access to MICA Innovation Directory

Receive MICA Newsletter and MICA Updates

Invitation to MICA Networking Events

Access to member-only workshops and events

Create a Company/Technology overview video in the MICA Innovation Directory

Eligible to participate in MICA member working groups

Eligible to submit project proposals to access MICA funding

Option to be recognized as a potential innovation demonstration site

Access to MICA projects/innovations details

Awareness of engagement and collaboration opportunities within MICA

Opportunity to have MICA host a company or technology overview webinar

Opportunity to contribute articles/news to the MICA Portal/Newsletter

Support in identifying private and public funding opportunities (eg. bridge financing)

Access to MICA Matching Services

Facilitated identification of SMEs looking for early adopters of technologies

Facilitated access to testbeds in other mining and plant operations

Facilitated access to complementary technologies and technical capabilities of network members

Facilitated access to mining company and plant operators interested in co-investing in SME led projects

Facilitated access to validated and vetted mining and plant operational challenges

Eligible to participate on MICA Industry Consultation Group Committees

Opportunity to inform MICA members of important industry-relevant Challenges

Access to a large number of cross-sector innovative SMEs whose solutions may have applications in mining operations

Sponsorship Package*

Complimentary attendance (three) at selected MICA events

 

Operating Mines Level 3 — $35,000/yr

Mining Company Level 2 features + the following

Opportunity to present/share company technology roadmaps with MICA membership

Matching company technology roadmaps with MICA member technology solutions

Sponsorship Package*

Complimentary attendance (five) at selected MICA events