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Indirect Costs/Overhead Policy

All research contracts must include provision for the recovery of indirect costs. Indirect costs, also known as research “overhead”, commonly include, but are not limited to, building use and depreciation, equipment depreciation, physical plant and maintenance (including utilities, hazardous waste disposal, security) insurance, research administration, financial administration (including purchasing and accounting), academic administration human resources, and libraries.

For further details, please refer to Memorial’s policy on the Indirect Costs of Contract Research. In the case of any variation between the information on this page and the official policy, the terms presented on the policy web site shall prevail.