Every collaboration must be formalized in an agreement in order to confine legal risks. The legal unit of VUB TechTransfer provides legal assistance to the VUB research community in all sorts of tech transfer issues, draws up and reviews contracts and answers questions regarding contracts. When negotiating a collaboration agreement, you should inform and consult them in time. All contracts must be signed by the rector after legal review. The Contract Management employees assist with the administrative follow-up of contracts, funding applications and ID datasheets.
The figure below gives an overview of the process flow of a contract.