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An individual, company, institution or organisation responsible for initiating and managing a clinical trial; it may or may not be the main funding body. A corporation or agency whose employees conduct a clinical trial is considered a sponsor; the employees are considered investigators.

sponsor

(spon′sŏr) [L. fr. spondere, to promise]
1. A mentor or supporter.
2. An individual or an organization providing the financial backing for a clinic, hospital, medical mission, professorship, or research study.
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For example, providing a corporate sponsor with complimentary conference registrations is considered a substantial return benefit that takes the payment out of the qualified corporate sponsorship safe harbor.
The new proposed regulations will likely result in more UBI from corporate sponsorship arrangements.
Nationwide, corporate sponsorships are becoming increasingly common and sophisticated as public school officials search for ways to raise money without raising taxes.
Stokka said she will work to maintain fiscal solvency and is concerned about corporate sponsorships, saying there is potential for abuse.
Antelope Valley Union High School District trustees are poised to open up local high schools to corporate sponsorships.
Supporters of the corporate sponsorship plan, which has bipartisan congressional backing and the endorsement of the Clinton administration, say companies would be limited in what they could do and say in advertisements and promotions.
In addition, the grant will support a new corporate sponsorship program aimed at legal technology vendors that Pro Bono Net launched earlier this year.
amp; NEW YORK -- Capitalizing on NASCAR's proven ability to drive customer acquisition and retention strategies, DIRECTV has signed a corporate sponsorship agreement with NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) that will give the nation's leading digital television service exclusive rights among subscription television distributors to use the NASCAR brand in marketing and advertising promotions through early 2010.
Thompson says this relationship between Sprint and Bon Jovi goes beyond the traditional corporate sponsorship in that it will resonate with both Bon Jovi fans and Sprint music customers alike.
The signing of a new long-term contract between Regions Bank and the Southeastern Conference marks the renewal of a partnership that began with the Regions Bank corporate sponsorship of the conference and the SEC championship in 1993.
Visit visa services for personal and corporate sponsorships are following up of applications and approvals of visa fee payment, issuing return visa for visit, payment of delay fines, extending visit visas from within the country and renewing unused visit visas.
Touted as the nation's largest single day of volunteer service, Make A Difference Day relies heavily on corporate sponsorships as well as individual volunteering.

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