A person who assists in the scientific development or execution of a project for research activities. A Collaborator can be internal or external. External Collaborators may be paid or unpaid. For purpose of restricted party screening, this includes both the person and their employer.
A person, outside of Stony Brook University, who provides professional advice and/or services and may be paid or unpaid. For purpose of restricted party screening, this includes both the person and their employer.
A U.S. person or foreign person employed, as per the Internal Revenue Service guidelines, by the University.
As qualified by IRS regulations, a person or business that provides services to the University.
Material Transfer Agreement
A party to an agreement that governs the transfer of tangible research materials between the University and a third party.
Memorandum of Understanding
A party to a document outlining the terms and details of an agreement between parties, including each party’s requirements and responsibilities, for academic and research exchange.
A party to an agreement between the University and a third party related to research purposes that signifies a confidential relationship exists between the parties involved. This category does not include U.S. pharmaceutical companies where the NDA is for the purpose of sharing a clinical trial protocol.
Other License Agreement
A party to any other agreement between the University and a third party for the purpose of establishing the University’s rights related to the item or technology to be transferred or purchased by the third party.
A party to a shipment from the University. This includes parties that are part of a trans-shipment.
Software License Agreement
A party to an agreement between the University and a third party, establishing the University’s rights related to the software to be transferred or shared with the third party.
A third party funder of research or educational/training activities. This category does not include third parties that are procuring professional development or academic services from the University.
A party that receives flow-through funds from the University for research purposes.
Any U.S. or foreign entity from whom the University might purchase items or services.
Technical Service Provider
An entity that provides non-academic and non-intellectual services to the University.
A person that is neither salaried by the University nor a student accepted into a formal program of study at the University.
A party involved in an outgoing international wire payment.