Research funded by the CF RIA program may produce inventions that are patentable. The award recipient and/or the institution shall own such inventions. Vertex may ask to obtain a license to any invention arising from the research funded by the CF RIA. In such cases, Vertex will negotiate with award recipient and/or the institution to seek an appropriate arrangement.
The awardee is required to make available to Vertex, and the CF RIA Steering Committee, the results of his/her work through a final study report, if performed through his/her CF RIA.