Material Transfer Agreement Human Tissue Act

An MTA is a legal contract that defines the conditions for transferring human tissue samples from the owner to a third party. It must ensure that the recipient organisation complies with the UCL Directive with regard to storage, data protection, health and safety protection, distribution, restitution and disposal, security, surveillance, monitoring and compliance with the Human Tissue Act. The supplier and recipient listed below agree to be linked to the terms of Schedule A attached and, if applicable, appendix B, to govern the transfer of the original material described here. Each party states that it has not made any changes to Schedule A or Annex B attached, as published by the Association of University Technology Managers and available on its website, except in the form modified by the Schedule B quince boxes. Human tissue samples and/or data are only authorized by the biobank to external groups if the authorization is available and a material transfer contract (MTA) has been signed by an authorized signatory. Before receiving or sending samples of human tissue, an MTA must be present. Human tissue stored under an HTA licence should be transferred to a location that also has an HTA license, unless ethical approval from the recipient is provided. This application letter is valid if it is signed by all parties. The parties executing this execution letter confirm that their respective organizations have accepted and signed an unchanged copy of the UBMTA and agree to be bound by the above conditions. All MTAs are ordered by UCL Business (UCLB).

For more information on organizing an MTA, please visit or email The ethical authorization of the biobank depends, if necessary, on the availability of an MTA by the applicant. . This is an example of the language that is generally found on an agreement to transfer human material identified between non-profit organizations. This example is based on a model from the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). For more information, please contact Enterprise – Innovation. Inbox option: If this option is enabled, this contract will be subject to additional conditions set out in the attached B exposure. In the event of a conflict between certain conditions in Appendix A and Appendix B, Schedule B applies. If this option is enabled, the following conditions apply to this agreement: PROVIDER (organization that provides ORIGINAL MATERIAL) Transmission fee for reimbursement of preparation and distribution costs (optional) to the supplier.