Our members are here to guide and inform future strategy and ensure we stay true to our mission to help organisations across the North of England innovate, compete and grow.

Our Members


Membership of RTC North offers access to a network of like-minded organisations, industry clusters and businesses that are working to develop a stronger Northern Economy by driving innovation and internationalisation within our business base and fostering the science and engineering talent of the future.

Why become a member of RTC?

  • To become part of our network: RTC works with over 1000 organisations every year in private and public sector to promote innovation and international connectivity
  • To be part of a cross sectoral forum championing innovation in the economy and STEM education
  • To be part of a truly pan-Northern independent organisation representing industry, education and policy makers 
  • We bring together business, universities and education and influence through local, national and international government and NGOs in the delivery of support programmes
  • To contribute to our RTC Norths’ future strategy

The Board is looking to build a wide membership representing stakeholders and supporters of the company who we can bring together for mutual benefit in furthering the innovation and business support agenda.

Members can include anyone representing organisations interested in innovation, SME growth or the STEM agenda - businesses, policy makers, industry clusters, universities and other representative bodies.

RTC has changed its governance structure and for 2020 is inviting applications from organisations who can support its mission to members of RTC North Ltd.


Member Benefits

  • Welcome pack with current programme overviews, key staff profiles, a member logo and social media pack
  • Profile on our RTC ‘Members’ page
  • Invitation to join member update meetings to stay in touch with RTC programmes, staff and fellow members
  • Invitation to join special interest and focus groups and programme advisory boards as  appropriate
  • New member introduction via our e-bulletins to over 3000 individuals with RTC’s network
  • Invitation to all RTC programmes, events and activity across the North
  • Subscription to RTC’s weekly internal bulletins covering client, staff and member news
  • Advance updates on new programmes, events, funding, training and missions