Guidelines for reviewing a NDA as used by KU Leuven Research & Development, the TTO of the KU Leuven (Belgium).
Considering that the execution of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is the starting point of many tech transfer transactions, it is clear that technology transfer offices (TTOs) have to process a large number of NDAs. In order to avoid unnecessary delays most TTOs try to adopt a short turnover of these agreements and typically different TTO staff members are involved in their review and negotiation. Within this context, short turnover and different people involved, the efficiency and consistency of NDA processing requires the implementation of clear documented guidelines.
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