Research and Innovation Portal


How to get a contract

Find all the information you need including how to get a contract, contract advice, the contract process, contracts for equipment and consumables, IP contracts, HR contracts and clinical contracts.

    Contract Services

    The Contract Services team provide a specialised and comprehensive research contracting service for UCL staff.

    They are responsible for processing all non-clinical research agreements for and on behalf of UCL, including those relating to Intellectual Property (IP).

    Contact the Contract Services team for advice on your project.

    Due diligence for partners in LMICs

    For new awards, full due diligence should be undertaken for each Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) partner prior to a collaboration agreement being signed.

    Contracts for equipment and consumables

    Contact the UCL Commercial and Procurement Services team for help and advice on all procurement-related matters for your project, including contracts for equipment and consumables.

    HR and employment contracts

    Research staff recruitment is managed through Human Resources (HR). Visit the UCL HR website for advice and guidance on the appointment of research staff.

    European grants and contracts

    The European Research & Innovation Office (ERIO) European Contract Management team offers advice and guidance to UCL researchers on applying for and negotiating European Commission (EC) research and innovation grants. 

    Business and public/third-sector contracts

    The UCL Innovation & Enterprise team offers insights and practical support that can help you build productive, lasting collaborations with external partners.