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Delegation of authority for agreements

Overview of the most common types of agreements and who signs what.

Agreement type Signed by

Research funding agreements from:
Energimyndigheten (Swedish Energy Agency), Formas, Forte, VINNOVA and VR (Swedish Research Council).

Below 1 MSEK: Head of Department
Above 1 MSEK: Head of School

Research grants from other national research funders.

Head of School

Research grants from international research funders. RSO / Vice President for Research

Research collaboration agreements (not EU-funded, not non-European authorities) with university partners or authorities.

Below 5 MSEK: Head of School
Above 5 MSEK: RSO

Agreements on EU-funded research collaborations or collaborations with an industry partner or a non-European authority.

RSO / Vice President for Research

Contract research agreements with national or European clients.

Below 300 000 SEK: Head of Department
Below 3 MSEK: Head of School
Above 3 MSEK: RSO
Material Transfer Agreements (MTA). Head of School

Sign applications / support letters for research grants from national funders.

Below 1 MSEK: Head of Department
Above 1 MSEK: Head of School

Sign applications / support letters for research grants from international research funders.

RSO

Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) / Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs) regarding research project agreements the Head of School is authorized to sign.

Head of School
Other Non Disclosure Agreements. RSO / Vice President for Research
Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) / Letters of Intent (LoI) regarding agreements that the Head of School is authorized to sign. Below 1 MSEK: Head of Department
Above 1 MSEK: Head of School
Other Memorandums of Understanding/Letters of Intent. RSO
Agreements concerning more schools at KTH than ABE. RSO
Agreements on contract education. Head of School

Adjunct Professor - employment contracts.

Head of School
Agreements regarding affiliated faculty appointments. Head of School

Industrial doctoral student agreements.

Head of School

Decisions + agreements regarding sponsorship funds.

Below 50 000 SEK: Head of School
Över 50 000 SEK: RSO / Vice President for Research
Agreements regarding Professors Emeritus. Head of School