The department of Legal Research Support (LRS) provides support on legal issues regarding (medical) research, including clinical trials, pre-clinical lab research, intellectual property, privacy and EU projects.

They provide various types of legal services regarding your research:

  • the review and drafting of (medical) research related agreements;
  • general advise concerning legal issues related to (medical) research;

  • advise on privacy matters concerning (medical) research.

Our legal team consists of legal counsels, and contract officers. We will provide you with various types of legal services regarding your research projects, including the review and drafting of (medical) research related agreements. For example, we will advise you on different types of contracts, such as: Clinical Trial Agreements (Sponsored or Investigator Initiated), Research Collaboration Agreements, EU Consortium Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Consultancy Agreements, (Laboratory) Services Agreements, (commercial) Material Transfer Agreements and Data Transfer Agreements.

Whom to contact

For location AMC:

Please send your contract request with all relevant documents using the intake form to lrs@amsterdamumc.nl. Relevant documents include for example a study protocol or project plan, a short research DPIA questionnaire, a received contract from a third party etc.

Do you have any questions regarding the signature process of research related agreements? Please send your question to lrscontractrouting@amsterdamumc.nl.

For location VUmc:

Please send your contract request with all relevant documents using the intake form to lrsvumc@amsterdamumc.nl. Relevant documents include for example a study protocol or project plan, a short research DPIA questionnaire, a received contract from a third party etc.