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Agreements

Agreements: Description:
Research Agreement A contract that governs the scope, time frame, cost, and deliverables of a research related project between a Sponsor and Purdue.
Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement ("NDA") A contract that governs the time frame in which certain information disclosed between two parties be restricted, so as not to be shared with any third party.
Material Transfer Agreement - Purdue as a Recipient ("MTA") A contract that governs the transportation of materials from another party to Purdue where Purdue intends to use the material for research purposes.
Material Transfer Agreement - Purdue as a Provider ("MTA") A contract that governs the transportation of materials from Purdue to another party where the recipient intends to use the material for their own research purposes.
Research Services (Testing) A contract that governs the scope (very narrow scope), time frame (short time frame), cost, and deliverables for testing, modeling, etc. in technical detail a product, product component, method, or idea of a company.
Miscellaneous ("Misc.") Agreement Agreements that do not fit the above categories.
Information Sheets: Description:
MTA Info Sheet - Purdue as Recipient Needed if sending a MTA to Sponsored Programs where Purdue is receiving the materials from another entity.
MTA Info Sheet - Purdue as Provider Needed when Purdue is providing materials to another entity outside the University.
Misc. Info Sheet This applies to non-standard agreements that are sent through Sponsored Programs. Generally, there is no money tied to these agreements.

For further questions, contact a contract analyst.