Research Agreements

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Research Agreements

Innovation York’s agreements unit is committed to ensuring that your agreements are drafted, reviewed, negotiated, and executed in a timely manner.

Types of research agreements

An agreement that allows for the transfer of money from the government, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, or industry for academic research projects
An agreement that allows for the transfer of money from the university to other academic institutions or non-profit organizations (this excludes the transfer of tri-council grant funding, which is completed by the Grants & Applications unit)
An agreement that allows for the facilitation of research, but does not involve money.
All research agreements must be signed by the appropriate signing authority in the Division of the Vice President, Research & Innovation:

  • Vice-President, Research & Innovation
  • Associate Vice-President, Research (2)
  • Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services

For further information York’s signing policy, please see the Signing Registry on the Office of the Counsel website.

To contact the Research Agreements Unit, please go to About Us