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FAPESP and DFG will fund workshops

FAPESP and DFG will fund workshops

Applicants in São Paulo and Germany can choose a topic from all fields of knowledge (photo: DFG)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the German Research Foundation (DFG) announce a new call for proposals under the cooperation agreeement between the institutions.

The call has the aim of select and fund joint workshops to foster collaboration between researchers in Germany and in the state of São Paulo. The purpose of this programme is to lead to the development of new bilateral research projects.

Applicants can choose a topic from all fields of knowledge.

The workshops must take place within one year from the time of grant approval, which is planned for July 2017. Workshops must be held in English.

In the state of São Paulo, the proponent must be formally affiliated to an higher education or research institution and must be or have previously been principal or co-principal investigators of research projects funded by FAPESP within at least one of the following FAPESP funding lines: Regular Grants (APR), Thematic Projects, Young Investigators Award (JP), Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE).

Researchers from both countries must jointly apply for a set of two workshops, one to be held in the state of São Paulo and another in Germany. The maximum number of workshop participants is 30, with balanced numbers from each side.

FAPESP will cover the following costs according to FAPESP’s guidelines of the “Auxílio à Pesquisa - Organização de Reunião Científica e/ou Tecnológica” funding scheme.

Applicants must submit their proposals by 24th February 2017 to FAPESP and DFG.

The call for proposals is published at: www.fapesp.br/10610.