“UTRF fills a vital role in protecting and advancing the intellectual contributions of the faculty and staff at UT. Thanks to their expertise and proactive commitment to researchers, I was able to leave the pesky work of protecting and promoting my invention in their hands so I could get back to the joy and adventure of inventing.”Jacqueline C. Whittemore, Assistant Professor, UT College of Veterinary Medicine
MTAs are contracts that govern the transfer of tangible research materials between two or more organizations (universities, non-profit entities, or for-profit entities) for research purposes. The MTA contains terms and defines the rights of the provider and the recipient of the original materials and any derivatives made from those materials.
- Download MTA Questionnaire – Incoming Material Form: This form needs to be completed when you are going to receive material. More Information/Instructions
- Download MTA Questionnaire – Outgoing Material Form: This form needs to be completed when you are sending material. More Information/Instructions
- Download Contract Certification Form: You should initial this form as the “Originating Office.” This form needs to be completed when any MTA, confidentiality agreement or sponsored research agreement is being submitted to the Office of Research Administration for signature.