Industrial Contracts Office
3000 El Camino Real
Building 5, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94306
ICO is responsible for negotiating and signing sponsored research, material transfers* and related research agreements with industry, except for clinical trial agreements, which are handled by the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR).
* Includes Material Transfer Agreements with non-profits and government agencies.
ICO's mission is to foster and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with industrial sponsors and provide high quality and timely service to our constituents - Stanford faculty and staff - while maintaining a balance between Stanford and industry interests.