The areas of research we are interested in include autonomous systems and robotics, synthetic biology, energy, quantum computers, advanced electronics and sensors, as well as cybersecurity. If you think that a collaborative research and development project is benefiting your company and our research and development efforts, contact us first at the [email protected] address. The terms and conditions of our CRADA agreement can be reached here. A cooperation agreement defines the purpose and objectives of the project and defines the roles and responsibilities of the parties. Lincoln Laboratory enters the CAs when collaborative research supports its mission and program objectives. A Co-operation Agreement (CA) is the mechanism by which a federally funded research organization partners with a non-profit organization, educational institution or public/local government with the primary objective of promoting science and/or technology. The laboratory can only provide technical resources such as personnel, services, facilities and expertise for a CRADA program. The counterparty must provide financial and in-kind benefits. In-kind contributions are non-solvency contributions from work, property or services. All CRADAs require the business partner to provide some kind of in-kind contribution to support the collaborative nature of the research. Negotiating research contracts with industrial sponsorships is increasingly complex and time-consuming.

These negotiations often include a greater focus on intellectual property rights and the additional efforts needed to tailor an increasing number of consortium agreements to the specific needs of the various programmes. Lincoln Laboratory enters CRADAs when collaborative research supports its mission and program objectives. Partnering with us as part of a CRADA can help your business achieve commercial and scientific success by providing access to our unique technologies, technical know-how and facilities, including Defense Microelectronics Activity`s certified/reliable microelectronics lab and the STRIVE center used in bioengineering research and development. For forms required for disclosures, hardware transfers or MIT, IP agreements for visiting scientists and licenses, please contact the MIT Technology Licensing Office [website]. A Research and Development Cooperation Agreement (CRADA) is the mechanism by which a federally funded research organization transfers to the private sector the technology, processes and technical know-how they have developed for commercialization. In order to facilitate negotiations with industrial sponsors, RAS recommends: this section contains electronic versions of the business forms most frequently used in the services of the research administration. These forms must be completed and forwarded to your unit`s contract administrator. .

This checklist is a tool for lead investigators (PIs) and departments, laboratories and centres (DLC) to ensure that all relevant activities are properly closed and/or transferred for PNs transferred to another institution.