Support for Research Agreements.
We provide contractual advice and drafting for research-related agreements, including collaborations, clinical trials, confidentiality, material and data transfer, and student assignations of intellectual property.
RSO’s Contracts Team provides contract and legal support to RSO, and to the University’s academic / research community in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and signing research contracts and all related documents.
All agreements which are entered into on behalf of the University are reviewed to ensure compliance with legislation, University policies and best practice.
We are responsible for a range of research agreements, including:
If you are unsure whether a contract should be dealt with by the RSO Contracts Team, please contact us at RSO.Contracts@ed.ac.uk. If we are not the appropriate team, we will refer you to the correct group ( for example, Legal Services or Edinburgh Innovations ).