Industry Collaborations

Key Information

UMMS Institutional Fact Sheet for Clinical Research
Please refer to the following document for more information on UMMS, UMMS cost basis and required fees for clinical trials [Sponsor Fee Guide]

Project Intake, Contacts and Workflow

Key Terms

Indemnification

    • Sponsors are required to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UMMS, UMMHC and agents
    • As a State institution, we cannot offer or agree to reciprocal indemnification
    • Please contact UMCCTS Office of Clinical Research for more information

Subject Injury

Institutional Fees

    • Please refer to the following document for more information on UMMS cost basis and required fees [Sponsor Fee Guide]

Relationship Between UMMS and UMMHC

    • UMass Medical School (UMMS) is the contracting entity for all clinical research agreements
    • UMassMemorial Health Care, Inc. (UMMHC) is the clinical partner of UMMS
    • Please contact UMCCTS Office of Clinical Research for more information

Standard Template Agreement, Negotiation and Terms

Information about Standard Agreements, Key Terms and Requirements

  • UMMS standard Clinical Trial Agreement template
  • UMMS participation in the CTSA ACTA
    • UMass Medical School is committed to implementation of tools and methods to expedite clinical trial start-up whenever possible. Therefore, UMMS has committed to participate in the Clinical and Translational Science (CTSA) Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement (ACTA) initiative. Sponsors desiring to use the ACTA for upcoming projects should contact our office at clinicalresearch@umassmed.edu. For information about the CTSA ACTA Initiative, and to access a copy of the ACTA, please go to: https://www.ara4us.org/

Find an Investigator

Contact: clinicalresearch@umassmed.edu

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