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Forms and Agreements

Below are commonly used forms and agreements related to technology transfer and industry engagement activities.  If you don’t see what you are looking for listed, please contact us at or at 314-925-3027 for assistance.  For a current list of specific individuals you may contact, please see the Research Innovation Group home page.

Research Agreements Forms

  • Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA): A contract that governs the relationship between SLU and a sponsor regarding the performance of clinical research.
  • Data Use Agreement (DUA): A contract that governs the transfer of research data between two or more organizations.
  • Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA): A contract between SLU and a sponsor for the purposes of funding and conducting non-clinical research at the university. 
  • Standard Services Agreement (SSA): A type of fee-for-service agreement that governs the provision of non-research services for or by an outside third party. 

Technology Transfer Forms

  • Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA): Also referred to as a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), CDAs allow SLU faculty and staff to exchange confidential information with outside third parties under obligations to protect and preserve the confidentiality of the information.
  • Exclusive License Agreement (ELA): A contract that grants exclusive rights to a company or other outside third party to use SLU intellectual property in a defined field of use.
  • Intellectual Property Disclosure Form: A form used by SLU researchers and innovators to officially notify the university of a potential invention or research discovery to which SLU may be entitled to claim as intellectual property.
  • Material Transfer Agreement (MTA): A contract that governs the transfer of tangible research material between organizations.