Grant and Non-Grant Sponsored Research

The below table outlines the characteristics of a grant.  Funding terms and conditions which do not comply with these characteristics are considered non-grant sponsored research, commonly referred to as contracts. 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No specific transfer of results, or any right to use unpublished research results provided to the sponsor



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