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Master Project agreement in industry

The agreement for master projects in industry is optional and should be proposed only upon request of the company.

Only the template document can be used. Any changes must be approved by the Technology Transfer Office (TTO).

Contact information: Françoise Chardonnens (francoise.chardonnens@epfl.ch)

Important notice:
This agreement shall not be signed when the master project is part of a research project financed by the company. In such a case, a research agreement shall be negotiated and executed in collaboration with the company and the Technology Transfer Office of EPFL (TTO) and the student will sign with EPFL an agreement on intellectual property and confidentiality.
In addition, this agreement may only be signed if it is fully compatible with the other projects within the laboratory.

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Best practice regarding projects of Master’s degree in a company

While Master’s degree projects based within a company continue to grow in importance since the implementation of compulsory internships, it is important to ensure the academic quality of these projects while at the same time protecting EPFL research interests.
 
To this end, the document Best practice regarding of Master’s degree in a company gives a concise overview of the academic rules and legal considerations which must be respected in terms of managing Master’s projects.
 
We kindly request that you take the time to understand the requirements and to carefully follow the guidelines outlined within.

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