Tag Archives: OTT

Looking Back and Looking Ahead on FY23-24

Author: Dr. Todd Sherer, AVP, OTT In the past fiscal year, Emory University made waves across the university, the nation, and the world. You may have heard Dr. Bruner share our accomplishments at Research Week, but I wanted to reiterate this outstanding success. In FY2023, Emory University: Secured more than $1 billion in sponsored research […]

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ContractConnect Now Available for MTA and DUA Submissions

The Office of Technology Transfer has recently launched contractConnect, a resource that allows faculty to skip the paper forms and submit an incoming Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) or incoming Data Use Agreement (DUA) completely online via the form found on contractConnect. Faculty no longer have to download, fill out, scan, and send PDFs. The system […]

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MTA/DUA Processing Enhancements Continue

In the past six months as part of the ORA’s commitment to process improvement, the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) took significant steps to address higher than average turnaround time in reviewing and executing unfunded research contracts like Material Transfer and Data Use agreements. In working with the ORA Dragon Team, OTT implemented a number of new or improved strategies for these contracts including: a renewed push to […]

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ORA Office Overview

The Office for Research Administration encompasses many individual offices, each of which retain expertise in different areas of the research process. Your first point of contact will usually be your local RAS representative. They will help you determine which of the other touchpoints are necessary to submit a grant application, conduct a clinical trial, or […]

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Process Improvement Journal: MTA/DUA Processing

Do you want to collaborate and share that hot new cell line or antibody with your colleagues across the country? Have you been asked to sign an access agreement to get insights from the last clinical study from your friend’s group at another university? If so, you have likely worked with the Office for Technology […]

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