Become a member

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of MIH Open EV Alliance. You can join either as a Community Member or as a Contributor Member. Please visit Why Become a Member for additional information about the two membership tiers. Please complete the following online application form.

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MIH Open EV Alliance members agreement

MIH Consortium is creating an Open EV Alliance (hereinafter referred to as MIH Alliance) that promotes collaboration in the mobility industry. The applicant is willing to join the Alliance, either as a Community Member or as a Contributor Member, and authorizes its representative to cooperate with other members to promote innovation in the field of electric vehicles (EVs). The applicant hereby agrees that the following terms shall constitute the agreement between the applicant and MIH Consortium (hereinafter referred to as "MIH") regarding his/her application to join MIH Alliance (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement"). The applicant understands that MIH may modify or terminate at any time MIH-member services. Changes to this Agreement and other MIH-related terms of use will take effect when they are published on the MIH website. The applicant also agrees that this Agreement and other MIH-related terms of use may be made available through electronic means.

  1. MIH Alliance Operations: MIH will set up an Advisory Committee and a Technical Committee to jointly develop MIH reference designs and standards with members through the establishment of Working and Interest Groups.

  2. Community Members: The applicant agrees to become a community member of MIH Alliance and abide by the MIH Code of Conduct. Community members can participate in public meetings and activities organized by MIH, access public content provided by MIH and participate in Interest Groups to help enhance the competitiveness of MIH and all members in the electric vehicle industry. Community members do not need to pay.

  3. Contributor Members: If the applicant chooses to become a contributor member of MIH Alliance, he/she should abide by the MIH Code of Conduct and pay the annual fee. In addition to the services of Community Members, Contributor Members can also enjoy more diversified services provided by MIH. They can also participate in Advisory Committee, Technical Committee and Working Groups to contribute their technology and domain knowledge to enhance the competitiveness of MIH and in synergy with all members in the electric vehicle industry.

  4. Confidentiality: Applicants shall not disclose any confidential information obtained from MIH and its members to third parties, including but not limited to any computer programs, software or hardware products, product development plans, code, documents, algorithms, technical know-how, trade secrets, formulas, processes, manufacturing processes, ideas, research, innovation, intellectual property rights, diagrams and other technical, commercial, financial and marketing information, or partner information, unless such information was made public due to the negligence of MIH.

  5. Ownership of intellectual property rights: All related intellectual property rights, ownership or related interests shall belong to the applicant for the technology independently developed by the applicant, whether it already existed or will be developed in the future. The applicant agrees to respect in good faith intellectual property rights acquired by MIH and its members at any point in time, and shall not engage in any direct or indirect infringement against MIH. In the event of any violation, the applicant shall bear relevant legal responsibility.

  6. Cooperative marketing activities: The applicant agrees and authorizes MIH to publish or use the applicant’s company name, trademark and logo and other materials provided by the application on the MIH official website members directory within the scope of cooperative marketing purposes.

  7. Effective date: The applicant’s MIH membership will become effective from the date of acceptance and notification by MIH. The membership will continue to be valid unless either party has notified the other party in writing 30 days in advance of its decision to terminate the membership.

  8. Prohibition of transfer: Neither the applicant’s membership nor the rights and obligations embodied in this Agreement may be transferred to a third party.

  9. Miscellaneous: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of China, to the exclusion of conflict of laws principles. Any dispute or disagreement between the parties based on this Agreement, including breach of contract, termination or validity, shall be settled by the Taiwan New Taipei District Court.

The applicant confirms that its authorized representative has the right to bind the applicant and has all the necessary powers, rights and legal capacity to execute this Agreement, and promises that the content provided above is true, correct and complete.