Letters of Intent (LOI) and Letter of Agreement (LOA)
A document that outlines certain understandings between two or more parties before a formal contract is finalized. Normally, these agreements do not constitute a definitive contract, but signifies a genuine interest and intent to execute a future contract with specific terms and deliverables.
For questions regarding LOIs and LOAs, contact the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation at email@example.com.
Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) and Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)
A document describing a cooperative relationship between two parties who wish to work together on a project or to meet an agreed upon objective.
For questions regarding MOAs and MOUs, contact the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION and/or MATERIAL shall not be shared until the agreement has been signed by all parties.
Review and Negotiation of Research Related Agreements (Memo, May 2018)