Sales & Service

Different Types of Sales/Service agreements and when to use them:

Simple Sales Activity Examples:

  • Service Center has a set price and menu of services
  • Each activity is standard industry-wide
  • No intellectual property is expected to be generated
  • A standard and set fee for the service is charged
  • Services and prices are listed on a website or price list
  • DO NOT USE AGREEMENTS - use an invoice that includes terms of payment

Professional Sales and Service Agreements:

  • For routine, regularly performed standardized work offered to multiple external clients on a recurring basis
  • Product or service is by-product of the operation of a sponsored or instructional program
  • It is non-competing/must not charge less that total cost
  • Contact the Contract & Research Support Program (CRSP) for assistance with these agreements
  • OR Contact your CALS Contract Support Staff for assistance with these agreements
  • For additional information, go to Professional and Service Agreements

Testing & Facility
Use Agreement
(Arizona Experiment Stations):

  • Using AES land, facilities, and/or labor
  • Purpose is for company to do its own testing, field trials & analysis
  • UA executing  standard protocol
  • Activities are standard/not novel
  • UA employee(s) may be engaged in data collection but NOT analysis
  • TFUA Template
  • Review the AES Agreements Power Point for more information
  • Contact the Contract & Research Support Program (CRSP) for assistance
  • Agreement Flow Chart

Research Agreement
(Intellectual Partners):

  • Intellectual property (IP) required to design experiments and analyze results
  • Purpose is to collaborate with the UA (use UA expertise) to learn something new
  • UA employee(s) are collaborating in research
  • UA employee(s) are involved in data analysis
  • The product or service is customized
  • Contact the Contract & Research Support Program (CRSP) for assistance with these agreements