UpCounsel.com will help you understand business agreements in order to avoid mistakes in the execution of contracts. The Contracts team in OSP uses other tools to facilitate research on behalf of researchers at Mason. These agreements have very specific purposes and can be adapted to each circumstance as needed. If you want to know more about the different types of agreements that can benefit your business or if you have legal questions about how different types of contracts can affect your business, post your legal requirements on the UpCounsel marketplace. A legally binding agreement to treat certain shared information as confidential, proprietary or trade secret and not pass it on to others without adequate permission. These contractual agreements are supported by the consideration of something valuable such as money or capital, goods, services or an obligation to enter into certain acts or not to perform certain acts. A material transfer contract documents the proprietary transfer information, devices or materials necessary for the applied research project between the parties. Learn more. An agreement between two parties who wish to combine resources to file a proposed government contract. The agreement defines the party that will be the main beneficiary of the prize and which will be the beneficiary of the subaward if the funding proposal is accepted. The remunerated principal is then legally obliged to give a sub-price to the sub-beneficiary within a reasonable time from receipt of the contract. . .