CO-LaN members are committed to making Computer Aided Process Engineering easier, faster and less expensive for the chemical industry.

Although you don’t need to become a member of CO-LaN to obtain and use CAPE-OPEN standards, your membership is vital. CO-LaN needs new members who want to help jump-start interoperable process simulation and modelling in the process industries. By joining, you strengthen CAPE-OPEN standards. Each new member means increased support, growth and information flow among the many users of CAPE-OPEN standards who are also CO-LaN members. In fact, one very compelling reason to join is that membership will be rewarded with the opportunity to participate in a growing network of CAPE-OPEN standards practitioners.

Join CO-LaN and…
work with industry experts to resolve process simulation and modelling challenges and issues help influence standards development help shape the course of process simulation and modelling as it unfolds within the process industries interact with others and benefit from a wealth of collective experience.

Membership is open to all process companies, process simulation and modelling software suppliers as well as academic organisations using or developing CAPE tools.

Join CO-LaN today, and support the organization that supports your standards. The bylaws of the organization are available in a French version (link, PDF) and in an English version (link, PDF).

Corporate Full Membership Application (PDF, 360 Ko)

Corporate Associate Membership Application (PDF, 399 Ko)

Individual Associate Membership Application (PDF, 376 Ko)

Please mail the completed application to CAPE-OPEN Laboratories Network, c/o Centre de Recherche Paris Saclay, Direction Scientifique, Les Loges en Josas – BP 126, 78354 JOUY-EN-JOSAS Cedex, France. A scanned copy of the application should also be emailed to CO-LaN Technology Officer ().

Should you want to resign as an Individual Associate Member, please use the Resignation Notice Form (PDF, 231 Ko). As a designated representative of a Corporate Member, should you want to notify CO-LaN that your organization resigns from CO-LaN, please use the Resignation Notice Form (PDF, 250 Ko). Completed forms are to be sent as described above for application forms.