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The Legal Unit offers advice for all research projects based on contracts and other binding documents. If issues appear during the project we are here to answer your questions.
We propose templates and customised agreements for your project. The type of agreement that should be entered into will depend on how the project funded, among other things.
Contact the Legal Unit in R&D for advice and guidance
The Legal Unit assists with the preparation of contracts and cooperation agreements with the partners in projects funded by the Research Council.
Collaboration agreements must be stipulated for research projects with several participants before the Research Council can disburse any funds.
For research council agreements, OsloMet uses either:
We assist in the negotiation and preparation of contracts that must be concluded for projects funded by the EU. When EU funding has been approved a grant agreement must be concluded with the EU. In addition, a consortium agreement must be stipulated with all partners in the project.
OsloMet uses the DESCA template for our projects.
In a collaboration project OsloMet collaborates with an external party and the projects is balanced with regard to the contributions of the parties and the ownership of the results.
OsloMet has prepared two contract templates that we use for collaboration projects.
In an assignment project
Assigned research must be invoiced with VAT.
For assigned research, OsloMet's contract template should be used.
Transfer declaration for students:
6.5. Gene technology act