Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are constantly expanding the boundaries of their research.  When the research involves sending or receiving material between Washington University and other academic or industry partners, the OTM handles the review and execution of a Material Transfer Agreement.

WashU OTM is responsible for ensuring that the terms of a Material Transfer Agreement are acceptable under WashU policy. Issues of particular concern include confidentiality, intellectual property, indemnification, liability, ownership, publication and permitted use.

Effective March 1, 2019, all invention/material disclosures and requests for Material Transfer Agreements will be processed online.  >> (use WUSTL Key to log in.)

>> Incoming Materials

>> Outgoing Materials

MTA Information For Departing WashU Faculty

>> Material Transfer Process for Departing Faculty (.pdf)

>> Material Transfer Process Form for Departing Faculty (.doc)

> WashU Faculty Transfer Worksheet (Excel)

WashU Quick MTA Form (.pdf)

Carl Morrell

Contract & Licensing Specialist

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