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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In calendar year 2012, MTAs were completed in an average of 31 business days, of which OTT was responsible for 4 days. Most MTAs take a much shorter time.

Yes, because the scientist is not the owner of the material.  The authorized official of the owning institution, where the material was created, has to provide such permission.

No, unless the material is for a different research scope or if the previous MTA specified the quantity of material transferred.

Yes, unless the authorized official of the providing institution states otherwise in writing.

Yes, an MTA is needed for any outgoing transfer of compounds and biological materials.

No.  An MTA is intended for a researcher with a specific research scope.

No. The materials are owned by the institution where they were created, and that institution must give its permission.

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