Applicant agrees to the following terms and conditions which shall apply upon the suspensive condition of written approval of the IOTA Steering Committee. The terms and conditions shall prevail over any and all prior agreements, orally and in writing. Even if stated otherwise by Applicant, any terms and conditions of Applicant shall in any case be held null and void.


Right to use IOTA Services

Applicant receives the right to use on a non-exclusive basis the IOTA Services limited to the program, duration and number of expected participants as requested in the application form.  Such right does not include the right to sublicense or transfer such right. The grant does not include the right to provide services with the IOTA Services for the benefit of third parties or to use it for any other purposes than purely educational purposes.

The grant of this right to use does not allow you to make changes or modifications (including translations) in the IOTA Services, unless prior written approval is given by the IOTA Steering Committee in view of safeguarding the scientific quality of the IOTA SERVICES.

The grant of this right does include the right to make use of IOTA key slides to the extent necessary to enable participants to benefit of these educational course.



The IOTA Services are copyright protected rights of KU LEUVEN R&D. KU LEUVEN R&D retains all title and ownership to the IOTA Services.

Any approved translations of the IOTA Services made by you shall be and become the property of KU LEUVEN R&D.

KU LEUVEN R&D shall have the right to use all data, results or reports obtained by or resulting from use of the IOTA Services only for the purpose of and to the extent of the validation of the IOTA Services, provided that such use shall not imply the right to publicly disclose such results, unless otherwise specified. 


Pricing and payment conditions

As compensation for the performance and use of the IOTA Services, Applicant shall pay the following compensation:

1) IOTA lecture: reimbursement of reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in the performance of the services (such as travel, overnight costs, etc) and a speaker’s fee

2) IOTA educational course without MCQ test: reimbursement of reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in the performance of the services (such as travel, overnight costs, etc) and a speaker’s fee

3) IOTA educational course with MCQ test for IOTA certification: reimbursement of reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in the performance of the services (such as travel, overnight costs, etc), a speaker’s fee and 30 EUR/test

All prices shall be exclusive of V.A.T.  Invoices shall be payable within 30 days after invoice date, unless stated otherwise on the invoice. In case of late or non-payment of due invoices by Applicant, the right to use the IOTA Services shall cease immediately without any further notice. KU LEUVEN R&D shall be entitled to charge Applicant an interest on the amount of any invoice not paid on its due date, in accordance with the terms stated on the invoice or in the event no terms are stated on the invoice, in accordance with applicable law.



In promotion of the specific requested program, you shall acknowledge the IOTA group ‘’ as the provider of the IOTA Services.


Use of Names and logo

Organizer will not use the name or logo of IOTA, nor of any member of the IOTA Steering Committee or their respective institutions in any publicity, advertising or news release without the prior written approval of the Steering Committee, unless reasonable and needed for the specific promotion of the specific approved IOTA Services.



Organizer shall ensure to ask the written permission of all participants of the IOTA Services to use their name, mail address and nationality for the purpose only of review of the MCQ test and the publication in the event of a successful test by the IOTA Group.



These terms and conditions are effective upon approval of the IOTA Steering Committee of the application and shall extend for the period needed for the requested program. KU LEUVEN R&D shall have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement.


Warranties and Liability

The IOTA Services are provided on an "as is", "as available" basis without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to the applicable law, KU LEUVEN R&D disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement or other violation of rights. KU LEUVEN R&D does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise respecting, the information and materials in the IOTA Services.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall KU LEUVEN R&D or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of data or loss of profits arising out of the use, or the inability to use the IOTA Services or the materials contained herein or accessed through, the IOTA Services, except to the extent that the liability of KU LEUVEN R&D shall not be limited to the extent such limitation is not permitted by law or to the extent that damages are caused by willful misconduct of KU LEUVEN R&D.

If any part of these terms and conditions is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the Agreement, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.

These terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of Belgium, excluding its conflict of law provisions. Only the courts of Leuven have jurisdiction.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, you have caused these terms and conditions to be executed by your institution’s duly authorized signatories.