Below is a list of different types of agreements and responsible parties at Baylor College of Medicine.

  • For agreements managed by BLG, click on the agreement type to view guidelines and contact information.
  • For agreements that lie outside of BLG responsibilities, contact the responsible parties as indicated.
Different Types of Agreements and Responsible Parties at Baylor

Agreement Type

Responsible Party

Exclusive or Non-Exclusive License Agreements

Baylor Licensing Group

Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) – nonclinical, basic science

Baylor Licensing Group

Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA) – nonclinical, basic science

Baylor Licensing Group

Data Use Agreement (DUA) or Data Transfer Agreement (DTA)

Baylor Licensing Group

Research Collaboration Agreement – nonclinical, basic science

Baylor Licensing Group

Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA) or Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) associated with licensing activities or non-clinical agreements

Baylor Licensing Group

Fee-for-service Agreement and Testing Agreement

Baylor Licensing Group / Office of General Counsel

Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) – industry sponsored

Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR)

Clinical Services Agreement (CSA) or Clinical Supply Agreement – industry sponsored

Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR)

Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA) or Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) associated with industry-sponsored clinical agreements

Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR)

Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) – federal or non-profit foundation funding

Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) – Office of Research

Clinical Services Agreement (CSA) or Clinical Supply Agreement – federal or non-profit foundation funded

Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) – Office of Research

Grant subawards and subcontracts

Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) – Office of Research

Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA) or Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) associated with federal or non-profit foundation funded clinical agreements

Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) – Office of Research

Software In-Licenses/Equipment Loan Agreements

BCM Supply Chain Management

Consulting Agreements – Faculty member and their legal counsel; subject to reporting requirements to BCM Compliance and Audit Services

Other