Do I Need a Material Transfer Agreement?

In order to determine whether or not you need a Material Transfer Agreement, please answer the following questions.

Question 1

Will the Material you are receiving or providing be used in or on living humans? If your answer is NO, please skip to Question 2. If your answer to this question is YES, please review the following information:

  • The Material Transfer Agreement Office does not have authority to negotiate agreements with for-profit entities for research in or on living humans.
  • If the material is to be provided by a for-profit entity, please contact the UCLA School of Medicine Office of Clinical Trials
  • If the material is to be provided by a non-profit entity,  please skip to Question 3.

Question 2

Are you purchasing the Material for $5,000 or more? If your answer is NO, please skip to Question 3. If your answer is YES, please review the following information:

Question 3

Each Material Transfer Agreement submitted to the UCLA TDG requires an MTA Request Form. Please logon to UCLA onlineMTA to submit a request.