- Choose, from the sections below, whether to Request Materials from NIDCR or Provide Materials to NIDCR.
- Select the appropriate agreement.
- Fill out the agreement, replacing the italic bold text in the gray boxes with your information. Select the Modifications you wish to include by clicking the appropriate boxes in the Addendum.
- Save the agreement in the Microsoft word “.doc” format. Email it to: NIDCReMTA@mail.nih.gov. (The ".doc" file is used to create a database entry in our system.)
- When first contacting the NIDCR Tech Transfer office, request a tracking number. That number will appear at the top right hand corner of the agreement. For faster service, include that number on subsequent communications.
Request Materials from NIDCR
Simple Letter Agreement (SLA): Used to transfer most research materials that are not from humans.
Material Transfer Agreement for Transgenic Organisms (MTA-TO): Used to transfer modified alleles, usually found in a transgenic mouse.
Uniform Biological Materials Transfer Agreement (UBMTA) Implementing Letter: A master agreement with authorized signatures on file. This agreement takes slightly longer to process but it is useful for some situations.
Material Transfer Agreement for the Transfer of Human Materials for Non-Profit Research Purposes (hMTA): Required for transfer of human materials from NIDCR.
Provide Materials to NIDCR
Uniform Biological Materials Transfer Agreement (UBMTA) Implementing Letter: An agreement with commonly accepted terms and signatures on file. The provider must be a signatory on the UBMTA Master Agreement.
UBMTA Implementing Letter (The ".doc" word format is available on the NIH Office of Technology Transfer website.)
Material Transfer Agreement for the Transfer of Human Materials for Non-Profit Research Purposes (hMTA): A NIH Technology Transfer Policy Board (TTPB) approved agreement for transferring human materials.
Human Material Transfer Agreement (hMTA) for Non-Profit Research Purposes (The ".docx" word format is available on the NIH Office of Technology Transfer website; Note the "PROVIDER" and "RECIPIENT" must be switched in the first paragraph and the signature field must be adapted.)