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Creating Partnerships

Partnership Agreement Overview

Type of Agreement Funding Provider Cost Basis Preparation Time * Kind of Work Benefits to participant
CRADA DOE and partner, or partner alone Statement of work 3 to 6 months Collaborative research and development Sandia and partner collaborate in R&D projects;CRADA-based information is protected
User Facility Sponsor Statement of work 1 month Use of current technologies Access to unique facilities; company representative works at Sandia facility
Funds-in Technical Assistance Sponsor Statement of work 7 days Use of current technologies Solution to short-term technical problem for large businesses
Technical Assistance for Small Business DOE/Sandia Limit of $5K 5 days Use of current technologies Solution to short-term technical problem for small businesses
Technical Personnel Exchange Sponsor Statement of work 10 days Use of current technologies Solution to long-term technical problem at participant's site or at Sandia
Work for Non-federal Entities Sponsor Statement of work 2 to 3 months Use of current technologies Unique resources to validate or improve participant's technologies
Designated Capability Sponsor Statement of work 5 to 10 days Use of current technologies Quick access to unique capabilities
Memoranda of Understanding N/A N/A 5 days N/A Identification of shared interests
License Licensee Fee negotiated 4 months N/A Technology available to commercialize

  * exceptions possible

Contacts:
Joe M. Harris,  (505) 844-8344
Kathryn T. Lindell,  (505) 845-8271