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Agreement Types Training

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Date: Tuesday, September 5

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: A004 Blount Hall (BLNT)

Presenters: Stephanie Jonas, Allyson Graves, Tara Halstead

Target Audience: Open to all

There are many different types of agreements and contracts used in sponsored research. The most common types of agreements are:

  • Grant Agreements
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Contracts

Additionally there are other legal documents which may be used in sponsored research. Examples include:

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
  • Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
  • Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA)
  • Master Agreement with Task Orders
  • Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Agreement
  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Agreement
  • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Agreement
  • Membership Agreement
  • Confidentiality Agreement (CDA)
  • Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA)
  • Proprietary Information Agreement (PIA)
  • Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)
  • Product Evaluation Agreement
  • Data Use Agreement (Restricted vs Non-Restricted)

During the class, these different types of legal documents for sponsored research will be outlined and reviewed.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Jonas (

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