Membership is open to any interested Member State (MS), Associated State (AS) or Third Countries. It is not obligatory that the members participate in all joint actions, but each member should actively participate in those activities identified as best fitting into the respective national strategy. The JPI MYBL is a bottom-up initiative that depends on voluntary contributions from its members.
The JPI will see multiple ways of partnerships and joint activities in various constellations. This basic principle shall be reflected throughout the JPI organisational set-up and functional processes. The JPI is open to any interested Member State (MS) of the European Union or Associated State (AS) to the EU or Third Country to the EU. Membership in the JPI can be terminated at the end of a calendar year, also subject by registration of the General Assembly and provided that commitments for running joint activities of the specific member are ensured.