Legal Support

UGent TechTransfer provides legal assistance in drafting and reviewing contracts that involve research and scientific services, the protection and/or exploitation of know-how and intellectual property rights arising from Ghent University research.

  • Do you want to submit an application to draw up or review an agreement for research and scientific services with a company or another research institution, or a contract to valorize the intellectual property rights of Ghent University? Or do you want to obtain a legal advice on your intellectual property rights?

Submit your application via the GISMO Contract Portal

However, UGent TechTransfer does not monitor all agreements or research projects. Find out who can help you with other specific topics.

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


  • Regulations about valorization within Ghent University

Any questions? Contact the UGent TechTransfer legal team via or at the number 09/264 30 30. Any requests for contracts and legal advice at UGent TechTransfer must be made via the GISMO Contract Portal.