These agreements are mostly used when a client requires a specific
outcome, output or product and intellectual property is usually created.
The agreement will be for a specific time period, and have a specific
project budget and work plan. The research agreement’s terms include
ownership and possible commercialisation of intellectual property (IP)
as well as other terms regarding completion of the work, liabilities,
indemnities, confidentiality, etc. The University ensures that the
researcher’s right to publish the scientific results is protected.