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Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)

The HUPO Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) is comprised of industry partners engaged in the field of proteomics. IAB member companies meet regularly to provide valuable input on technology and product innovation to the HUPO Council and its Executive Committee for the benefit of members and to identify industry trends that will position HUPO to meet the future challenges of its partners and organization.

Membership in the IAB  facilitates communication and input between industry partners to support the proteomics community and to recognize these partners as HUPO affiliates. HUPO supports industry allies active in the development of innovative technologies and appropriate standards that are responsive to the constant changes in the scientific proteomics environment.

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If your company is interested in joining, please contact the HUPO Office by email office(at) or download the IAB Membership Form.

Member Company Benefits

  • Two annual HUPO IAB memberships for company representatives.
  • Direct communication with HUPO Executive Committee and world congress organizers via monthly IAB calls. IAB co-chair is the HUPO Vice President; direct connection to the HUPO Executive Committee.
  • IAB representation on the annual congress scientific board. 
  • IAB representatives receive an invitation to the Invited Speaker event at the annual world congress.
  • IAB members organize the New Technological Advancements session at the annual world congress: select the chairs and invited speakers, review the submitted abstracts and vote on the abstracts to be presented during the session. Chairs of the session are IAB reps. 
  • IAB sponsored Science and Technology Award, established in 2011, awarded to an industrial scientist.  IAB representatives solicit and vet nominees.  Award recipient presented with the award at the congress. 
  • IAB reps are promoted on a poster at the annual world congress, displayed at the registration desk. 
  • Attend IAB post congress wrap-up meeting to provide feedback and suggestions for next year's congress. 
  • IAB reps are invited to the annual HUPO Council meeting. 
  • Complimentary Job Board listings for IAB companies (value $200 per listing).  
  • Discounted member registration rate at the annual world congress. 
  • IAB members are encouraged to sit on other HUPO committees and initiatives to stay connected with the community. 

Eligibility and Dues

  • HUPO welcomes both small and larger companies to take part and assist HUPO in moving its initiatives and responsibilities forward to the benefit of all members both academic and industrial. With HUPO's strong link with industry, the goal is to ensure that technologies are disseminated rapidly and that HUPO members can directly access a like-minded industrial committee.
  • Proteomics product/service distributors/manufacturers; or pharmaceutical or biotech companies with a proteomics disciplinary focus.
  • Payment of annual dues is USD $3,000; start up companies (less than 20 employees) USD $2,000.

Leadership and Composition

  • Co-chaired by the HUPO Vice President and an elected IAB representative. The term for co-chair service is two years.
  • Two representatives per IAB member company (one from science and one from marketing.)
View the 2022 Annual Report of the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB). 

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