Interested in joining the BCA Industrial Group?

Thank you for your interest in the BCA Industrial group. We are part of the British Crystallographic Association, a UK registered charity founded in 1982 to advance education in the science of crystallography. Our sub group is focussed on providing a forum for industrial users and the methods and research that are applicable to industry.

You can renew or apply for membership here:

When you join you can choose to join one, or more, of the sub groups available. Please feel free to join all the sub groups you are interested in:

Industrial group (IG)

Chemical crystallography group (CCG)

Biological crystallography group (BCG)

Physical crystallography group (PCG)     

Young crystallographers (YCG)


As a member you will benefit from reduced fees to attend the BCA annual spring meeting and often the meetings arranged by any of the five sub groups. In addition, you will become eligible to apply for the bursaries and prizes run by the BCA and sub groups, as advertised on their web pages.

Full details of the membership benefits and contact details if you have any questions can be found at the BCA membership page