Industrial Contracts Office
3000 El Camino Real
Building 5, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Sponsored Research Agreements (SRAs) are for research funded at the university. ICO negotiates SRAs when industry sponsors provide funding to the university for a specific project and the sponsor expects intellectual property rights or reports from the research. For more information, please refer to our Sponsored Research Agreement Template. Clinical trial agreements are handled by the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR).
If the PI is in the School of Medicine:
Please contact the appropriate Research Process Manager (RPM) at the Research Management Group (RMG) to assist with completing a Proposal Development & Routing Form (PDRF) and budget . The RPM will forward the completed PDRF, budget, statement of work and other related documents to ICO.
If the PI is in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Graduate School of Business, Law School, or School of Education: Please contact the appropriate Contracts Officer at the OSR, H&S and Other Schools Team to assist with completing an PDRF (formally known as the SU-42 form) and budget . The OSR Contract Officer will forward the completed PDRF, budget, statement of work and other related documents to ICO.If the PI is in the School of Engineering or one of the Independent Labs:
Please contact the appropriate Engineering Research Administrator at Engineering Research Administration (ERA) to assist with completing an PDRF and budget . ERA will forward to OSR for processing and OSR will forward the completed PDRF, budget, statement of work and other related documents to ICO. After we have reviewed the documents, we will contact the PI. We will contact the sponsor to negotiate the terms of the SRA as needed.