What is the purpose of a CRADA?

What is the purpose of a CRADA?

The purpose of a CRADA is to make available Government facilities, intellectual property, and expertise for collaborative interactions that lead to useful, marketable products that benefit public health.

Can a CRADA be funded?

EPA can accept funding toward a specific CRADA project. The funds must be used only for the CRADA project, and the use of the funds must be specified in the Statement of Work. Unused funds are returned to the partner when the agreement ends or is terminated. Collaborators are not required to provide funds under CRADAs.

What is a DOD CRADA?

A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) is any formal written agreement between one or more Federal laboratories and one or more non-Federal parties under which: The government, through its laboratories, provides personnel, services, facilities, equipment, intellectual property, or other resources.

What does CRADA stand for?

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) is a written agreement between a private company and a government agency to work together on a project.

What is meant by technology transfer and intellectual property right?

Technology Transfer Arrangement is the process by which one party systematically transfers to another party the knowledge for the manufacture of a product, the application of a process, or rendering of a service, which may involve the transfer, assignment or licensing of intellectual property rights.

What is CRAD funding?

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What is the difference between a grant and a cooperative agreement?

In a grant, the federal government provides oversight and monitoring but is not directly involved in the project. In a cooperative agreement, federal employees participate more closely in project activities, often working side-by-side with the grantee.

What is cooperative grant?

Both cooperative agreements and grants are “a legal instrument of financial assistance between a Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity and a non-Federal entity” as defined in the OMB Uniform Guidance (§200.24 for cooperative agreement and §200.51 for grant agreement).

Who benefits when technology transfer occurs?

the public
The ultimate beneficiary of technology transfer is the public, who benefits from both the products that reach the market and the jobs resulting from the development, manufacturing, and sale of products.

What is the CRADA program?

The CRADA program assists program managers (PMs) across DHS in establishing CRADAs to support the development and delivery of technology solutions to homeland security end users. The CRADA program works with PMs and DHS legal staff to refine CRADA statements of work and negotiate terms and conditions with CRADA partners.

What are the requirements of a CRADA agreement?

In order to meet the standards of a CRADA, there must be an intellectual contribution from all parties to the agreement. This contribution can take the form of sole-source materials or instrumentation, as well as so-called “know-how,” itself.

How does a CRADA get selected for competition?

NIMH may, however, choose to compete a CRADA when interested parties are unknown or the technology/project is such that competition is in the Government’s and public’s best interests. An announcement may be placed in the Federal Register or Commerce Business Daily with a selection made known to the responding parties.

What are the benefits of a CRADA?

Under a fully executed CRADA, the NIMH investigator’s laboratory can receive a variety of benefits in addition to intellectual collaboration. Specifically, the collaborator may provide monies, materials, equipment, and personnel to the investigator’s laboratory.