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Agreement FAPESP - RCUK Second Amendment

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT FAPESP - RCUK

Second Amendment

Second Amendment to the Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation signed on 15 September 2009 between the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), Rua Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa, CEP 05468-901 - São Paulo/SP, Brazil, represented by Prof. Dr. José Goldemberg, President, and the Research Councils United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (RCUK), Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1ET, London, United Kingdom, represented by Professor Jane Elliott, Economic and Social Research Council Chief Executive and RCUK International Champion.

Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (hereinafter "FAPESP") and Research Councils United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (hereinafter “RCUK”), hereinafter referred to as "Parties";

WHEREAS, the Parties desire to alter the Original Agreement started on 15 September 2009,

CONSIDERING the First Amendment signed on September 26, 2012, modifying Section 6 concerning the termination date,

AGREE to amend the two clauses mentioned below, as the follow:

Section 2) – The Parties desire to amend its sub-clause h), which shall read as follows:

h) Proposals will be processed and assessed by the applicable UK Research Council or Councils according to its own rules and processes. For each proposal, FAPESP will nominate peer reviewers (if applicable to the scheme) to provide input into the peer-review process of the applicable UK Research Council or Councils and will have a representative on the relevant panel should they chose to do so (or otherwise send the written comment to the panel).

Section 6 - The Parties desire to extend the term of the Agreement by changing the sixth clause, which shall read as follows:

6) This Cooperation Agreement may be terminated by any Party giving six months advance written notice. This Cooperation Agreement will otherwise terminate on December 31, 2020, unless renewed by agreement between the Parties.

Except as expressly provided for this Second Amendment, the remaining provisions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect.

The Parties are in agreement and have signed this Second Amendment in duplicate.

Date

Signed 

Prof. Dr. José Goldemberg
President, FAPESP

For and on behalf of:
The State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Professor Jane Elliott
Research Councils UK Executive Group International Champion and Chief Executive of the Economic & Social Research Council

For and on behalf of:
The Arts & Humanities Research Council
The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council
The Economic & Social Research Council
The Medical Research Council
The Natural Environment Research Council
The Science & Technology Facilities Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the presence of

For and on behalf of:
The State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

For and on behalf of:
The Arts & Humanities Research Council
The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council
The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council
The Economic & Social Research Council
The Medical Research Council
The Natural Environment Research Council
The Science & Technology Facilities Council