New Industry Participants may join the DET CRC for an annual fee of $450,000. This contribution may qualify for a tax offset under the Australian Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Scheme. Participants in the DET CRC are company members who elect an independent board and have key controls through provisions in the Participants Agreement and Constitution. Participants also approve and monitor all projects via their representation on the DET CRC’s Science Steering Committee. The leverage afforded to Participants’ cash contributions is ~32:1.