or contract on the provision of services, in which a University member
agrees with an industrial partner on providing services related to specific
research equipment, expertise or knowledge, and the industrial partner agrees
to pay for such services.
commissioning research, in which a University member/faculty agrees with an
industrial partner to conduct research on a challenge that is relevant for the
industrial partner, and the latter agrees to pay for this service. In the
framework of such contracts, it is prohibited to transfer previous knowledge to
the contracting authority. If the research is based on prior knowledge, it is
recommended that such knowledge be defined in the contract, along with the
rights to the use of such knowledge. If previous knowledge constitutes an
invention owned by the University of Ljubljana, the Knowledge Transfer Office
must be informed prior to assigning any rights concerning the invention.
Contract on research
collaboration, by means of which partners undertake to conduct a research.
To this end, partners pool together previous knowledge, staff and financial
resources, and share the risk of success. It is important that the contract
clearly describes prior knowledge and the other inputs (financial, material,
human resources) which partners bring to the project.