Research Agreements

Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) | Confidentiality (Non-Disclosure) Agreements (CDAs/NDAs)


Please note: This portal is specifically for agreements associated with non-monetary research collaborations, transfer of materials, confidentiality protections, NIH Certificates, and Genomic Data Sharing Certificates.

If you are looking to route agreements associated with sponsored research, clinical trials, outgoing subcontracts, fee for service or revenue-generating activities, equipment loans, vendor or procurement transactions, licensing, member practice consulting activities, or gifts, please visit the  Agreement Matrix for more information on the required documents and system you should use to route the agreement for review and negotiation.

If you need an agreement for data sharing (including Business Associate Agreements), please go to the Data Sharing Request Portal .

Children's Hospital of Colorado CHCO

Researchers & Research Teams

This portal is only used to submit CDA/NDA’s for research projects performed at CHCO.

CTA’s, MTA’s, DUA and BAA’s for projects performed at CHCO have a different routing process.

Guidance for CTA/BAA/DUA or MTA execution can be obtained via Researchstartup@childrenscolorado.org

Non-CHCO Agreements

All new MTA, CDA, and NDA requests are routed through the Clinical Research Administration Office (CRAO) via our web-based intake form.

Requirements for MTA and CDA Review


1. Complete our web-based intake form.

  • Answer all questions.
  • Include as much information as possible to help us review your agreement in the comment boxes.
  • Upload all pertinent documents. We can’t begin our review until this step is complete.

2. Based on your intake form answers, the MTA or CDA/NDA will be routed and processed accordingly. Negotiations will be handled by the CRAO Contacts Team