An Official Website Of The United States Government

My Favorites


45.303 Use of Government property on independent research and development programs.

45.303 Use of Government property on independent research and development programs.

The contracting officer may authorize a contractor to use the property on an independent research and development (IR&D) program, if-

      (a) Such use will not conflict with the primary use of the property or enable the contractor to retain property that could otherwise be released;

      (b) The contractor agrees not to claim reimbursement against any Government contract for the rental value of the property; and

      (c) A rental charge for the portion of the contractor’s IR&D program cost allocated to commercial work is deducted from the claim for reimbursement of any agreed-upon Government share of the contractor’s IR&D costs.