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Research Contracts and Agreements

Research contracts are funding agreements between the university and a third party, such as a government agency, industry partner or non-profit group.

A research contract is a legally binding agreement and research contracts are established at Memorial in accordance with the university’s policy on Contract Research

The authority for the oversight of contract administration, the general parameters under which a university contract might be created, the roles and responsibilities associated with contract administration, and the positions that are required to review and sign contracts on behalf of the university are defined in the policy on Contract Administration.

Research Grant and Contract Services is generally responsible for the negotiation and execution of contracts.