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Find the right contract

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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 Guide 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. ​

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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.​