Legal Support

We provide legal assistance with regard to the drafting and negotiating of contracts that involve research and research services, the protection and exploitation of know-how and intellectual property rights which are the result of research performed at Ghent University.

Contact the legal team: via or dial 09/264 30 30


Disclosure of information - Transfer of material

  • Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)/ Confidential information Agreement (CDA)
  • Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

Research collaboration - Services

  • Research Agreement with third parties (industry or academic)
  • Services Agreement with third parties

Students and PhD's

  • Master dissertation contract with third parties
  • Declaration of Confidentiality and assignment of rights
  • Challenges for students from companies

Intellectual property rights

  • License Agreement
  • Transfer Agreement

Related UGent (legal) support

  • TechTransfer does not monitor all agreements or research projects.
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  • Regulations about valorization within Ghent University