Only in extraordinary circumstances, may a start-up** use Health Science Center resources, sapce, equipment or laboratories. In those circumstances, a written agreement must be put into place with strict limitations as to time and extent and only after review and approval by the Vice President for Research or his designee. Such written agreement may require lease or rental costs.
Reference should also be made to Handbook of Operating Procedures, Section 10.1.3, "Personal Use of University Resources, Equipment and Assets".
** A relatively newly formed, privately held, for profit company that is generally based on intellectual property developed at the Health Science Center.