A group of individuals or companies formed to undertake an enterprise or activity...
In education, an agreement between schools that enables students who attend one school to attend class and use resources at another school.
Independent elements (people or firms) grouped together for a particular purpose e.g. banks to fund the channel tunnel.
Several colleges and universities in an area often join together in a consortium, or cooperative association, which gives students the opportunity to use the libraries or take courses at all member institutions. Consortium members often present joint lecture programs or unusual courses.
A group of local educational agencies that have a formal agreement to jointly provide SDFSCA services.
A group of companies that cooperate and share resources in order to achieve a common objective.
Group of companies formed to promote a common project.
A group of investigators from the same or different institutions banding together to collaborate on a project.
A voluntary association of colleges or universities that provides joint programs and services to enrolled students.
a group of companies that join temporarily together to form one company and combine their specific expertise or strengths to complete a large project none could do alone The project was given a boost when the consortium of companies and industry specialists received financial backing from the government.
a collaborative involving the Sacramento County Office of Education, sixteen local school districts, and the California State University, Sacramento
a combination of different industry-types of entrepreneurs working together to attract business as a group
a contractual grouping of merchants for carrying out specified activities
a gathering of Student Groups with similar interests
a group of companies associated together for a particular purpose
a group of companies that join together to accomplish a specific goal
a group of companies who come together to test and mutually solve interoperability problems in a specific technology
a group of Federal Government departments and agencies who negotiate specifically tailored shipping and delivery rates
a group of high schools and colleges who work together to provide students a link from high school to college
a group of hospitals with cooperative arrangements to perform organ transplants
a group of individuals interested in extragalactic spectral line programs usng ALFA and who are committed to coordinating efforts to the extent possible in order to maximize science return and program efficiency
a group of libraries sharing access to FirstSearch databases, searches, and simultaneous user limits
a group of organisations who work together to acheive a shared objective or project
an active user group of Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators, Solution Providers, Resellers and related IT companies
an ad hoc grouping between several NGOs with the aim of conducting a common programme or achieving a common objective
a self-organized group of labs that wish to make microarrays from the same organism
A group of companies, not normally related, working together on a particular project.
Several colleges and universities in close proximity to each other will often join together in a consortium. The advantages of attending a college which is a member of a consortium are that the student has the resources of many libraries, instead of one; that s/he has the opportunity to take courses at a member institution which are not available at her/his own college; and that s/he can take advantage of many of the combined cultural and educational opportunities offered when the members of the consortium unite to present panel discussions, special lectures, and unusual courses.
A local organization of people and entities that have the ability, desire, and time to make significant changes in the local education system. The entities include at least one postsecondary institution, one or more high schools, employers representing the local labor market, civic and parent groups, and economic development groups.
A group of organizations sharing in the finances and/or administration of a single grant.
A group of different populations of microorganisms in close association that form a community structure with a certain symbiosis of inter-relationship in which each population contributes to the overall welfare of the group.
A group of colleges/universities that agree to share resources and opportunities, such as libraries, athletic facilities, and course offerings for no additional cost to the students who attend these schools.
VWC is part of the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education; students at consortium institutions may obtain a library card from their own library for reciprocal borrowing privileges.
Arrangement between schools that enables students who attend one school to go to class and use resources at another school.
Four other seminaries in the area that offer an opportunity to cross-register for courses. Contact Office of the Registrar for details and form.
A group of organisations who club together for a common purpose. This could include sharing of internal audit resources.
an approach to nurturing new technologies, in which research organizations join together to part-fund and guide the development of novel software tools for a specific research area. Consortium members validate and apply the software, gaining early access to it.
groupings of secondary schools working collaboratively to deliver typically vocational courses.
A group of organizations that have joined together to work on a shared goal.
The group of parties which may act together as the Private Partner to tender for the award of a P3 contract and , it selected, carry out the terms of a Project agreement. They may be referred as Tenderers. The members of the Consortium will depend on the particular structure of P3, the nature of the Project and nature of the procurement scheme. Commonly a Consortium will include a Builder, and Operating Compnay and an Equity Funder. Additional members of a consortium may include Debt Funders, planners, designers, architects lawyers, engineers and others. Generally, the key members of the Consortium are the 'owners' of the Private Partner, those who bear its risks and expenses, and should be contrasted to the parties who will contract to provide goods and services to the Consortium.
A group of companies that come together in some shape for a specific purpose. Most commonly, the members of a consortium take shares in a new entity that is formed expressly for the purpose.
Group of carriers pooling resources in a trade lane to maximize their resources efficiently.
Group of carriers combining resources in a trade lane in order to maximize their resources effectively.
A group of unrelated companies acting together in a specific venture.
A group of colleges or universities that offer joint programs that allow students to share facilities and course offerings at member campuses. Consortiums are generally made up of neighboring schools.
A consortium consists of several law schools (often in one geographic region) that work cooperatively in such areas as cosponsorship of off-campus career fairs.
A group of UK resident companies together owning at least 75% of a company can apply for consortium relief - allowing tax losses to be shared between the company and the consortium members on a pro-rata basis on similar principles to group relief.
A grouping of corporations to fulfill a combined objective or project that usually requires interbusiness cooperation and sharing of the goods.
A group of Insurance Companies who agree to share with each other risks written by any individual member of the Consortium.
(1) A group of separate individuals or companies that come together to undertake an enterprise or transaction that is beyond the means of any one member. For example, a group of local businesses may form a consortium to fund and construct a new office complex. (2) The duties and rights associated with marriage. Consortium includes all the tangible and intangible benefits that one spouse derives from the other, including material support, companionship, affection, guidance and sexual relations. The term may arise in a lawsuit if a spouse brings a claim against a third party for "loss of consortium" after the other spouse is injured or killed.
The name for an agreement under which several nations or nationals (usually corporations) of more than one nation join together for a common purpose (e.g., a shipping consortium).