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sponsor

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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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BAA public relations officer, Ipolokeng Ramatshaba, said the association was equally disturbed by the fact that sponsors were shunning them.
Washington Trust Bank has been a Corporate Event Sponsor since 1996.
Following the initial engagement with the primary vendor point of contact, a sponsor should then work with this individual to devise a strategic approach to the submission process.
Sponsors: Hopkinton American Chemical Society, Astra Zenica.
A sponsor, on the other hand, acts as an advocate for a professional who is looking to move to higher-ranking positions.
Generally, it's the sum of the tax on the trust, additional income tax resulting from the loss of employer deduction for plan contributions, any interest or penalties applicable to the plan sponsor's tax return and additional income tax resulting from income inclusion for participants in the plan for the open taxable years.
Since managing investments is often not a small-business owner's forte, it is their fiduciary responsibility to delegate that action to a third-party service provider "who can do the research and advise the sponsor on all the sectors of the market in determining what would be an appropriate asset allocation, and which managers should be selected," says Framson.
The Institute has found the sponsors receptive to changes designed to address these concerns.
So Narducci and organizers of gay pride events across the country are lining up corporate sponsors to help foot the bills.
20 Bronze Sponsors ($750 each): Can attend dinner meetings, and as a group, they sponsor the annual holiday social.
513(i) provides further that use or acknowledgment does not include advertising (including messages containing qualitative or comparative language, price information or other indications of savings or value, or an endorsement or other inducement to purchase, sell or use a sponsor's products or services).