Unfunded Collaboration Research Agreement (CRA)

An unfunded collaboration research agreement is a contract that establishes the rights and responsibilities of research collaborators that are participating in a specific collaborative research project whereby no funds are exchanged between the collaborators. Unfunded collaboration research agreements may include the exchange of in-kind support such as tangible research materials (e.g., mice, antibodies, computer chips), software, data or may involve a no-cost loan of equipment.


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