Please notify as soon as you receive notice of an award. If a contract or agreement is sent directly to you, please do not sign but forward to

A coordinator will prepare internal routing paperwork and the Director will review the contract before obtaining official signatures.


To initiate a subcontract, also please notify with as much information as you have. We will prepare the subcontract and obtain signatures.

Non-Competitive Justification (NCJ)

The UTIA Office of Sponsored Programs will prepare NCJ’s for subcontractors named in funded proposals. All other NCJ’s should be prepared by department accounting personnel.

Please see UTIA Sponsored Programs Forms page for forms (standard contracts, material transfer agreement questionnaires, and confidentiality agreements).

Seed Agreements
Pioneer Hi-Bred
   Product Transfer and Evaluation Agreement for University Performance/Research Trials (2013-2018)
      2014 Seed and Technology Use Agreement
      2014 Seed and Technology Use Agreement (covers RR2Y)

Quick links

UTIA Office of Sponsored Programs
Fax: 865-974-7451 or
225 Morgan Hall
2621 Morgan Circle Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37996-4514