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Take part in a transformative journey, as we, in collaboration with academia and cannabis industry pioneers, advance our understanding of the fascinating cannabis plant. We're committed to spearheading science-backed research to refine cultivation techniques, boosting sustainability, efficiency, and profitability.

As a member, you will not just be a spectator; instead, you will actively participate in steering the direction of research and projects. Your exclusive access to the latest research, ground-breaking techniques, and revolutionary discoveries could be instrumental in redefining the industry. Our strategy to pool the resources of various individuals and organizations aims to address the questions restricting our growth, while providing practical, scientifically-proven answers.

Now is your chance to make a tangible impact on the academic research poised to tackle the critical challenges limiting our industry's progress. We believe in giving back to our community.


Your support goes entirely to cover research expenses, which primarily include student labor, supplies, equipment, and facilities. Funding is only on a year basis. We are confident that you will be well satisfied with your investment and will come back annually.


Your support can ignite the path to discovering practical solutions that ensure a thriving and sustainable future for the cannabis sector. Act today and help us carve out the future we envision.

Discover the multitude of membership benefits and the diverse levels based on your industry engagement below.


For any queries about membership levels, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at Let's revolutionize the cannabis industry together!

How to Join: Welcome

Member Benefits

Members prioritize and provide direction to the production and postharvest research projects undertaken by the CRC based on industry needs.

As a CRC Business Member, gain exclusive access to our bi-monthly Open Forum Calls. Engage directly with our top scientific advisors and fellow industry leaders. Discuss challenges, seek expert solutions, and foster collaborative connections.

Members gather at an annual conference for in-depth discussions of research results and to set priorities and goals for the next year.

Members have exclusive access to member pages, peer-reviewed research, CRC journal, member forum & job board

Network with the industries leading researchers, advisors, cultivators & operators

As a member, a part of your membership fee is directly used to subsidize graduate student tuition, ensuring that quality cannabis cultivation education remains accessible and affordable.

Access to Monthly Member Café meetings where we share the latest research updates and engage in educational discussions about topics relevant to the cannabis industry.

Members receive SOPs and protocols for production and postharvest methods.

Allied trade members (vendors to the cannabis industry) provide members with exclusive offers.

We are available
as needed to discuss your current projects and provide for your educational needs. Business & Vendor members receive 3 hours per year of consulting and discounts on contract research.

Contribute to the groundbreaking academic research that promises to solve pressing challenges hindering the sustainability of our industry.

How to Join: PaidPlans

Membership Levels

university/college students

University Group Membership
(up to 5 lab members)

Academic Researcher or Educator

Consultant / Industry Professional

*All benefits except access to bi-monthly open forum calls*


Under $2M in annual revenue

All benefits +

  • (1) Newsletter Sponsorship​

  • (1) Social Post



Over $2M in annual revenue

All benefits +

  • (1) Newsletter Sponsorship​

  • (1) Social Post



Businesses providing industry products

All benefits +

  • (1) Newsletter Sponsorship​

  • (1) Social Post


Legacy + Small


This tier sponsors ONE legacy/small business a membership to CRC

    All benefits +

  • (1) legacy/small business sponsorship

  • (1) Monthly Member Café sponsorship

  • Prime position of company logo on CRC website

  • (1) "Tips of the Trade" short clips sponsorship

  • (1) Newsletter sponsorships

  • (1) Social media post

To Join The CRC Contact Us!

Thanks for submitting! The CRC Leadership team will follow up within 24-48 hours

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