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Corporate Collaboration

Find the right contract

Eberly Science researchers often ask the Office of Innovation about the following types of contracts. See information on the OVPR website through each link.


Just getting started?

  • Try the Office of Industrial Partnerships website. You’ll find a simple process to identify what type of contract is needed at the right time.

  • Penn State researchers seeks to protect a researcher’s interests when entering into different types of corporate agreements. See Penn State’s Fundamental Principles Document to learn more about which interests Penn State protects.

  • F&A rates for corporations differ depending on the type of agreement. The F&A Funding Matrix (Policy RA04) defines expectations for each type.


Still Need help?

The Office for Innovation assists in stewarding corporate contracts of all types. Please contact us when a corporation asks to set up an agreement.