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For Stanford Researchers

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The Industrial Contracts Office (ICO) at Stanford handles a variety of agreements that support Stanford research. These include Sponsored Research Agreements (SRAs) with for-profit sponsors and Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) with both for-profit and non-profit entities. Additionally, ICO negotiates and signs Data Use Agreements, Equipment Loan Agreements, and other research-related agreements with for-profit entities.

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ICO's Process Flow

Understand the steps an agreement needs to go through to be completed.

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Agreement Types

Learn about the different types of agreements that ICO handles.

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Understand the different compliance checks required to finalize research agreements.

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Who will handle my agreement?

Learn about contracts ICO handles, department assignments, and other Stanford contracting offices.

Researcher's Guide to Working With Industry

Researcher's Guide to Working With Industry

Read about working with companies as a researcher.