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Legal Support for research contracts

Are you looking for legal support on research contracts and intellectual property? Leiden University has legal counsels with different expertise areas who can give you information and advice. 

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Save time making RfAs, CDAs and MTAs using the Luris Contract Tool

You can easily make your own Requests for Approval (RfA), Confidentiality Agreements (CDA) and Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) with the Luris Contract Tool. The Contract Tool can easily be accessed on the Luris website. 

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Procurement rules

The purchase of research equipment and services and the hiring of temporary staff falls under Procurement Law. Both the legislator and the funding body insist on strict compliance with this law. You are also required to comply with Leiden University's own procurement rules. 

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Financial administration

Is your project financed by second and third sources of funding (national / EU grants and the private sector)? Then you should consult the Regulations on Working for Third Parties to find out about issues you will need to take into account. 

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Financial administration

Is your project financed by second and third sources of funding (national / EU grants and the private sector)? Then you should consult the Regulations on Working for Third Parties to find out about issues you will need to take into account.

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Consortium and grant agreements

Once you have been awarded a grant, you will be asked to provide a grant and/or consortium agreement. This can be difficult as every funding agency has different templates and rules. Read more below for useful information about agreements with NWO and the EU.

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Collaborations with industry or societal partners

Has your research revealed interesting possibilities that could be further developed into new products or processes? Luris can advise you on the best strategy to follow. And help you identify partners to help you take these ideas forward. 

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Getting signatures and statements

You will often need to get signatures and statements to prove that Leiden University has given the green light to your project. Read more about the most encountered situations and how to deal with them so that approval won’t delay submission. 

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Who owns my intellectual property?

Any intellectual property that you produce while you are employed at LUMC or Leiden University will be owned by LUMC or Leiden University.

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