Contracts and Research Agreements

Contracts and Subcontracts

RFS leadership and teams review and negotiate research agreements and subcontracts. Please forward the following to RFS for review prior to the receipt of an award:

  • For Contracts:
    • a completed and fully signed PeopleSoft Routing Form 
    • a detailed internal budget worksheet
    • a completed and signed Conflict of Interest Disclosure Summary for each UMMS key person
  • For Subcontracts:
    • the above, plus a Statement (or Scope) of Work
    • RFS will generate Letter of Intent

These forms can be found on the RFS Forms page.  Please contact research.funding@umassmed.edu for further information.

Clinical Study Agreements

The Clinical Research Administrators of Human Research Protection Program review and negotiate clinical study agreements.

Sponsored Research Agreements

The Office of Technology Management (OTM) reviews and negotiates specific research agreements involving licensing and intellectual property. Proposals and budgets for industrially sponsored research are reviewed by RFS and OTM in advance of submission to the company. 

Please submit the following documents to the Grants & Contracts office for review: 

  • a completed and fully signed Routing Form; 
  • a detailed internal budget worksheet;
  • a completed and signed Conflict of Interest Disclosure Summary