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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.  £275  annual, renewable subscription fee
  • Budget Membership: This most economical level of membership is suitable for early career entrants who are individual alumni of UK universities and others with UK roots working globally outside the UK. £100 annual, renewable subscription fee
  • 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. £500  annual, renewable subscription fee
  • 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. £1,500  subscription fee, 3 years of membership included. £1,500  subscription fee, 3 years of membership included
  • 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. £5,000  annual, renewable subscription fee
  • Foundational Supporter: Within BELS sits an established, enthusiastic, influential global community of British-educated life scientists working across the health and life sciences in 43 countries at over 1300 organisations outside the UK. BELS was founded on the philosophy that collaboration spurs scientific progress. As a Foundational Supporter, organisations and individuals can help BELS expand global awareness of the UK health and life sciences and better enable us to strengthen connections to potential collaborators within the BELS community and beyond. Funding is our greatest challenge. Please contact Nigel Gaymond, ngaymond@BELSconnector.org
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BELS Primary Membership£ 275  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS Budget Membership£ 100 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 Affiliatestarts at £ 5,000  annual, renewable subscription feeSelect
BELS PartnerPlease contact Nigel ngaymond@BELSconnector.org
BELS Foundational SupporterPlease 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.