In other words, it is a contract by which the parties agree not to disclose the information covered by the agreement. Therefore, an NDA can protect non-public information of different types. NDAs can be « reciprocal, » meaning that both parties are considering exchanging confidential information with each other or may be unilateral, meaning that only one party will disclose confidential information. An agreement whereby a party (« provider ») agrees to make available to another party (« beneficiary ») material for research or teaching purposes. The agreement defines rights, obligations and restrictions for both the supplier and the recipient with respect to the materials exchanged. Material transfer agreements are not used for the purchase of commercial materials. A subaward is an agreement with a third-party organization that carries out part of a funded UTD research project or program. The terms of the relationship (sub-subsidy/subcontracting) are influenced by the main agreement and all sub-primes must be monitored to ensure that the sub-recipient meets these conditions. A sub-recipient works with the main recipient to do the work as proposed. Equipment Transfer Agreement (MTA): an agreement regulating the transfer of research materials between the university and a third party. These agreements are concluded through the Technology Management Board. Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA): A legal agreement between a federal laboratory and the university to work together on a project.
The agreement does not involve a transfer of funds from the government. A CRADA allows the federal government and the university to optimize its resources, share technical know-how and share the intellectual property resulting from the efforts. CRADAs are used by federal laboratories to provide facilities, equipment, personnel, services or other non-monetary resources to support a collaborative research effort. Approval of ATF eGC1 does not mean that the agreement is approved or accepted. Many types of research and sponsored activity agreements are sent to Principal Investigators (PIs) and UW staff. A guide has been developed to determine which UW office they can turn to. An agreement under which one party (« buyer ») procures the services of another party (« service provider ») to complete a certain volume of work. The services purchased are generally of the type provided by the service provider to a number of clients in normal transactions. Payment depends on the performance of the service provider. The work is carried out according to the buyer`s specifications and the buyer generally has all the results provided by the service provider in execution of the contract.