Division for Research Development
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Types of Research Contracts

How to determine the type of agreement/contract you will need

There are several types of research- and research-related contracts, each with a specific purpose and use and the terminology can vary between organisations. Click on the links below for descriptions of the most common types of research and research related agreements. In all situations, please contact the Research Contracts Cluster to assist you with providing the correct contract for the purpose of research or related services to be done .
  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
“Commissioned” Research agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/commissioned-research-agreementDialog
Grant Agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/grant-agreementDialog
Consortium Agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/consortium-agreementDialog
Collaboration Agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/collaboration-agreementDialog
  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/memorandum-of-understanding-%28mou%29Dialog
Service level agreement (SLA)
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/service-level-agreement-%28sla%29-consultation-agreement-analytical-test-agreementDialog
Clinical Trial agreementshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/clinical-trial-agreementsDialog
Confidentiality or non-disclosure agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/confidentiality-or-non-disclosure-agreement-%28nda%29Dialog
  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/material-transfer-agreement-%28mta%29Dialog
Subcontracthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/subcontractDialog
Tendershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/tendersDialog
Donation Agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/donation-agreementDialog
  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
Postgraduate Bursary Agreementhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/PublishingImages/Background_1.png
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http://www.sun.ac.za/english/research-innovation/Research-Development/postgraduate-bursary-agreementDialog