Industry Proposals and Agreements


Sponsored activities with industry and incoming Material Transfer Agreements are managed by the Office of Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances (IPIRA). The Industry Alliances Office (IAO) in IPIRA assists the campus in establishing, developing, and formalizing relationships with companies interested in promoting and sponsoring research. The IAO manages the following types of activities:

  • All new industry collaboration agreements (funded and unfunded)
  • All incoming material transfer agreements
  • All research proposals going to an industry sponsor
  • All new research agreements where funding comes directly from an industry sponsor to the university
  • All SRC/MARCO contracts where the contract is directly between the industry sponsor and the university
  • Membership agreements/industry affiliates agreements
  • Marketing board agreements

Contact IAO for more information on how to submit an industry research proposal or material transfer agreement.