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Sponsored Projects Administration

A Fee For Service Agreement will be utilized for work requested by an outside party that usually requires specialized equipment, processes, or expertise. UTHealth has no input on the research design (except for methods and processes needed to complete the work),  no ownership of data or results, and no rights to publish the results.Typically, UTHealth would be running samples and generating data, or producing a product.

PROCESS

Once the PI has determined to participate in the research study which will provide funding according to a fixed fee schedule or a milestone schedule, the PI/department will submit the contract to SPA so that the legal terms and conditions of the contract can be negotiated with the sponsor. 

DEPARTMENT TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES

SPA TASKS/ RESPONSIBILITIES

Negotiate legal terms of the agreement with collaborator on behalf of the PI and the University: