Sbir Model Agreement

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Sbir Model Agreement

Property and Commercialization Rights: applies to STTR Program Only The Small Business Administration Policy Directive (PD) sets guidelines for the implementation of the STTR program. The requirement is for an agreement to be reached between the Small Business Concern (SBC) and the participating research institution with respect to the allocation of property and marketing rights. Please use this DOE certification form to confirm that there is an agreement between an SBC and the research institute that awards intellectual property and intellectual property rights, if any, to conduct further research, development or commercialization resulting from a STTR project. Part of the requirements of a STTR project is an agreement on intellectual property rights. This agreement is recorded in an award agreement (ARA) prior to the awarding of a distinction of federal authority to small business. The company or IP will contact OPAS as soon as this document is requested by the federal authority. OPAS will hire UMII (University of Massachusetts Innovation Institute) to conclude and return the university`s standard boiler-ARA platform agreement to the small business. All negotiations are conducted by UMII staff in consultation with legal counsel if necessary. In addition to the transfer of the ARA, OPAS will also provide the company with a specific financing agreement for the STTR project for the constituent elements that the company can use for the award of the subcontract to the university.

All negotiations on this agreement are conducted by OPAS staff. The IP conditions agreed in Phase I as evidence in the ARA are transferred to the Phase II program when they are assigned. The laureates` reporting obligations are on the checklist for the Confederation`s support report reports, DOE F 4600.2, attached to the award agreement. Funding Agreement Certification – Time of Awardsees must sign the following funding certifications at the time of award: (1) defined requirements, (2) specific benefits and (3) set schedule. DOE Model Agreement Form: Allocation of intellectual property rights and rights for monitoring research, development or marketing.