Grant and Non-Grant Sponsored Research

Below are the general differences between a grant and a contract. Specific questions should be directed to Research Grant and Contract Services (RGCS) or CREAIT, CRC and CFI Services (CCCS).

Characteristics of Grants

  • No direct or indirect remuneration to the principal investigator or co-investigators
  • Research objectives are defined by the principal investigator
  • Intellectual property ownership remains solely with Memorial and its researchers
  • No limitations on publication of Memorial's intellectual property
  • No specific transfer of results, or any right to use unpublished research results provided to the sponsor



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