Model Agreements & Practical Guides

The KTI Practical Guides and accompanying Model Agreements are designed to be suitable for transactions between commercial companies and Irish research performing organisations (RPOs).  The Guides explain common terms in the Agreements and considerations that might apply. Each Guide contains annotated Model Agreements with commentaries on key drafting points to help in drafting and negotiation. The Model Agreements are offered as a starting point for drafting and discussion. The Model Agreements are also provided in a ‘clean’ form Word document, ready to download and use.

 Disclaimer: Parties should take their own legal advice on the suitability of any model agreement for their individual circumstances and on associated legal and commercial issues. It may also be appropriate to seek the advice of tax or other experts. Neither Knowledge Transfer Ireland nor any of the individuals or organisations who have produced or commented on these documents assumes any legal responsibility or liability to any user of any of these model agreements or commentaries.

Catalogue of Model Agreements


Download all the Model Agreements as Word documents


Practical Guides


Read our Practical Guides designed to be suitable for transactions between Irish research performing organisations (RPOs) and commercial companies. Download now.