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By joining you contribute towards the work of BELS which is strengthening connections among our United Kingdom of Life Scientists to benefit our Members, their organisations, and our sector in the UK and globally. Your subscription supports efforts to maintain and expand the BELS community, along with development and delivery of our news flow, events/Members are eligible for discounted entry, and other efforts to enable connections and collaboration. 

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • Primary Membership: Open to individual alumni of UK universities and others with UK roots working globally outside the UK, and UK-based individuals who have returned to the UK after a spell working overseas. Our most popular choice, Primary Membership includes the following benefits. 
  • Community Membership: Open to individual alumni of UK universities and others with UK roots working globally outside the UK. This most economical level of membership is suitable for early career entrants, retired members of the community, and others on limited budgets.  
  • Friend of BELS: Open to life scientists who have an interest in this important UK sector but don’t fit the profile for British-educated membership levels. 
  • Charter Membership: Open to individual alumni of UK universities and others with UK roots working globally outside the UK, and UK-based individuals who have returned to the UK after a spell working overseas who champion the BELS cause and help support its operation with an enhanced commitment on an annual basis.
  • Sustaining Membership: Open to individual alumni of UK universities and others with UK roots working globally outside the UK, and UK-based individuals who have returned to the UK after a spell working overseas who invest in the organisation with a three-year commitment.
  • Springboard Contributor: These generous contributions to BELS can help make a major difference in putting the organization on a firm financial footing over the longer term, enabling delivery of expanded programming to encourage greater collaboration and faster progress, and supporting our work to extend the global reputation, reach and impact of the UK life sciences sector which is so critical to the UK economy.
LevelPrice 
BELS Primary Membership£ 275  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS Community Membership£ 100 annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
Friend of BELS£ 150 annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS Charter Membership£ 500  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS Sustaining Membership£ 1,500  subscription fee, 3 years of membership includedSelect
BELS Springboard Contributor£ 5,000  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS Affiliate£ 5,000  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS PartnerPlease contact Nigel * ngaymond@BELSconnector.org

A reimbursable business expense   Subscription to BELS offers clear business benefits to both subscribers and their organisations. As such BELS subscription fees should be considered appropriate business expenses for tax purposes and for reimbursement by employers. The benefits of association with BELS are especially clear for international collaboration, business development, and knowledge flows.