For Researchers

If your research will involve interactions with and funding from industry or you need research material from outside Stanford, we can help you navigate the process.


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For Industry

Stanford University has a long history of productive research relationships with companies of all sizes. The Industrial Contracts Office (ICO) negotiates a variety of research contracts with companies.

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For Administrators

If the researchers you support need research materials from outside labs or are planning to receive funding from industry, the Industrial Contracts Office (ICO) will help with the process.

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The Industrial Contracts Office is moving!

Starting Thursday, December 11, the Industrial Contracts Office will be moving to a new space. While we're in the process of moving, there could be downtime for our various servers, including those that host the eMTAs and the Researcher Portal. We'll try to keep any service interruptions as minimal as possible and we should be fully back in business no later than Monday, December 15.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email:

Our new address will be:

3000 El Camino Real
Building 5, Third Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306