Collaboration Agreement


A Collaboration Agreement is appropriate for research collaboration involving intellectual and material contributions by the Frederick National Laboratory and external partner(s). It is useful for proof-of-concept studies.

Key Attributes

  • Includes brief research plan detailing contributions of each party
  • Provisions for confidentiality and material distribution and use
  • IP recognition with no advanced promise to joint inventions
  • In-kind resource commitments (no funding)
  • Data publishing provisions

Sample Collaboration Agreement

For more information, contact:

Vladimir M. Popov, Ph.D.
Director, Partnership Development Office
(301) 846-5739