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Agreement Types

Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements

Non-disclosure agreements, known also as confidentiality agreements, are contracts in which the parties agree not to disclose the secret information they share and not to make unauthoriseduse of such information. Read more…

Collaborative Research and Development Agreements

Collaborative research and development agreements are the most comprehensive of the agreements to be negotiated and signed for research and development projects with industry partners. They should clearly identify the project itself, provide any necessary background information related to the project, and describe the roles and relationships among the project parties, including any contributions by the parties. Read more…

Intellectual Property (IP) Agreements

Intellectual property agreements define and protect the intellectual property of the partners in a research and development project. Read more…

Material Transfer Agreement

A material transfer agreement documents what proprietary information, equipment or materials necessary for the applied research project will be transferred between the parties. Read more…

Service Contracts (Research or Technical)

Research or technical contracts are contracts with (normally) external providers for specific research and/or technical services related to an applied research and development project. Read more…