Technology Commercialization Office

Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA)

A CDA is a contract between The Ohio State University and another party that covers discussions about confidential or propriety information.
The parties promise not to disclose information exchanged in discussions about research or business collaboration.

Material Transfer Agreements (MTA)

An MTA is a contract that allows one party to perform research using the materials of another party.
This agreement governs common issues such as allowable uses, transfer of rights, intellectual property rights, confidentiality, and liability.