Specimen Transfer Agreement

Faculty members who come or leave the UH must have an MTA before they can transfer materials from other institutions such as plasmids, cell lines, animals, etc. This application letter is valid if it is signed by all parties. The parties executing this execution letter confirm that their respective organizations have accepted and signed an unchanged copy of the UBMTA and agree to be bound by the above conditions. 4) a « bio-prospecting agreement, » a written agreement between a bio member and a contracting party or a supplying party, which concerns (i) prior consent after information and (ii) conditions for the collection and use of regulated genetic resources, including, among other things, the distribution of benefits; Equipment transfer agreements (ATMs) govern the transfer of equipment by the owner or licensee (usually referred to as a « provider ») to a third party (usually referred to as a « recipient ») who may want to use the material for research purposes. We will always strive to complete our side of the MTA process as quickly as possible. However, an agreement may require further negotiations and measures by the other party, which could take several weeks, especially if they are abroad. If possible, plan for the needs of your materials as far as possible to avoid any delay in your search. Under the U.S. Export Control Act, a license may be required from the Bureau of Industry and Security or the Commerce Department for the export of certain materials. For example, human pathogens, zoonoses, toxins, animal pathogens, genetically modified microorganisms, plant pathogens, radioactive materials, magnetic metals, propellants and ceramic materials. Anyone considering transferring materials controlled by the Commerce Department or the State Department outside the United States should work with UH export control officer Sandy Brown to obtain the necessary license. There are civil and criminal penalties for violations of export management regulations.

Comment: Identifying materials for which physical samples are transferred should include as many as possible: 3.1. The [transferor) transfers to [the transferr] samples of material covered in Article 2 of this agreement, under the conditions set out in the following paragraphs. Comment: The definition of benefits to be shared will be very different depending on the needs of the transferor (s), the needs of designated beneficiaries such as Aboriginal or local communities, the commercial value of the transferred physical samples, the expected use of the samples, the likelihood of using the samples to produce a commercially viable product, and other factors.