MTA Toolkit – Model Agreements

Make the Right Decision

The decision tree below provides guidance for choosing the most appropriate MTA for the transfer. This approach promotes the use of the simplest and least restrictive agreement possible, beginning with no agreement, then the existing NIH model agreements, and finally the AUTM Model MTAs. Select any agreement below to obtain information about that MTA and the MTA templates. All templates are provided as fillable forms to facilitate their use.


Need an MTA?

NIH MTA Templates

Need additional terms to protect materials?


Transfer outside of US? Not a UBMTA signatory? Need more flexibility?

AUTM MTA Templates