Industry Documents & Templates

  • Confidential Disclosure Agreements
  • Material Transfer Agreements
  • Sponsored Research Agreements
  • Service Agreements

Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA) Template

All CDAs governing the exchange of proprietary or confidential information involving UHN researchers must be reviewed by TDC.  Use of the UHN template will ensure faster review of the agreement. 

To transfer and protect confidential information shared between two parties, please use UHN's  Confidential Disclosure Agreement template.

Once reviewed and signed, please email the partially-signed CDA to the attention of TDC at tdc@uhnresearch.ca. Please contact TDC with any questions about the appropriate template to use. 

To request materials from UHN researchers, please complete our online request form. Our office will work with you and our researchers to complete the Material Transfer Agreement. Please submit your request for UHN materials here: MTA request

Please note that all requests for materials will only be processed using this online submission link.

For follow-up questions, please contact our office at MTAs@uhnresearch.ca. To serve you better, please include the name of the UHN researcher and the requested materials, or the UHN reference number (if available), in the subject line of the email.

Sponsored Research Agreements (SRA)

Sponsored Research Agreements (SRAs) are used when industry, government or another non-academic third party (ie, the sponsor) wishes to work collaboratively with a UHN investigator, or team, to pursue a project of mutual interest, and is willing to provide financial support in pursuit of the project.        

The Sponsored Research Agreement template can be found here.

Both Service Agreements and Sponsored Research Agreements are subject to institutional overhead, at a rate of 40%.

Please contact TDC to discuss the details of your situation or interest in collaborative research at UHN.

Service Agreements (SAs)

SAs are used when industry, government or another non-academic third party (ie, the requestor) is looking to engage a UHN investigator, or team, to perform research tasks on behalf of the requestor. UHN investigators tend to prefer more collaborative arrangements, such as Sponsored Research Agreements.

The Service Agreement template can be found here.

Please contact TDC to discuss the details of your situation or interest in collaborative research at UHN.