Tech Transfer Central
University-Industry Engagement Advisor

Sponsored Research

The differences between conducting research with traditional grant funding and working alongside a corporate sponsor with its own agenda are legion, and negotiating and drafting research agreements that work for both parties is a complex balancing act.

These resources will help to reveal what corporate negotiators view as must-haves versus negotiable positions, and provide guidance from veteran contracting and IP professionals on the pros and cons of specific terms and conditions that can mean the difference between a long-term, productive partnership and a messy legal quagmire.