1. Memorandum of Agreement
All researches funded by the NIH/UPM shall have a Memorandum of Agreement (Annex B).
2. Administrative Overhead
Research projects that are funded from external sources will have to pay for overhead cost (Annex ___). The research budget should include at least a 10-percent administrative overhead cost. Funding agencies that are exempted from overhead cost include WHO, GTZ, PCHRD and universities/institutions that are collaborate in strengthening the units of UPM.
Equipment acquired by research projects become the property of the university; priority for their use remains with the unit
The hiring rate of research assistants and honoraria for investigators depend on what is allowed by the funding agency.