Section 1

PLEASE TICK THE BOXES THAT APPLY

YES

1. Has the project been commissioned by the collaborator?

2. Is the project critical to the development of the collaborator's technology or its business strategy?

3. Does the project rely substantially on the collaborator's background?

4. Would the project be difficult or impossible to carry out without privileged access to the collaborator's background?

5. Is the focus of the project the testing or analysis of, or development of the collaborator's background?

6. Has the collaborator taken the lead in designing the work plan for the project?

7. Is the collaborator defining the deliverables and/or milestones for the project?

8. Can the project be ring-fenced from the Principal Investigator's (PI's) other research projects?

9. Is the collaborator's ownership of the IPR in the results irrelevant to the PI's other research projects or future research (that is, there will be no knock-on effect on the PI's other research or related IPR)?

10. Is the collaborator paying full economic cost plus profit?

POSSIBLE OUTCOMES

0 - 2 "Yes" answers

It looks as though Collaboration Agreement 1, 2 or 3 will be the most suitable for your purposes. Please go to section 3 to consider whether to use Collaboration Agreement 1, 2 or 3.

3 - 4 "Yes" answers

It looks as though Collaboration Agreement 1, 2 or 3 will be the most suitable for your purposes, but the situation is not absolutely clear and you may wish to reconsider some of your answers. Please go to section 3 to consider whether to use Collaboration Agreement 1, 2 or 3.

5 "Yes" answers

The position is evenly balanced, Collaboration Agreement 4A may most closely fit your needs. You may wish to reconsider some of your answers. Answering the additional questions may help to clarify things.

6 - 7 "Yes" answers

It looks as though Collaboration Agreement 4, 4A, 5 or 6 will be the most suitable for your purposes, but the situation is not absolutely clear and you may wish to reconsider some of your answers. In any case you should consider whether the Institute needs to use the results for academic purposes. Please go to section 2 to consider whether to use Collaboration Agreement 4, 4A, 5 or 6.

8 - 10 "Yes" answers

It looks as though Collaboration Agreement 4, 4A, 5 or 6 will be the most suitable for your purposes, but you should consider whether the institute needs to use the results for academic and research purposes. Please go to section 2 to consider whether to use Collaboration Agreement 4, 4A, 5 or 6.