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SPRINT opens first call for proposals in 2017

SPRINT opens first call for proposals in 2017

FAPESP announces a call for mobility of researchers from the State of São Paulo with 14 institutions in other countries (photo: Un.Münster)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the first call for proposals in 2017 under the SPRINT – São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration initiative.

The call for proposals has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated to institutions of higher education and research in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to: further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects; and work cooperatively aiming at the elaboration of joint research projects of medium and long term.

The new call details the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers with the fourteen following institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:

  • Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran (CSTC), Iran

  • Dalhousie University, Queens University, University of Ottawa and University of Waterloo (CALDO members), Canada

  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany

  • Imperial College London, UK

  • Leiden University, Netherlands

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

  • National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa

  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

  • Tianjin University, China

  • University of Melbourne, Australia

  • University of Münster, Germany

  • University of Oxford, UK

  • University of Warwick, UK

  • Uppsala University, Sweden

The call is also open to proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement. In that case, the principal investigator must present to FAPESP evidence of availability of matching funds.

FAPESP considers eligible to submit proposals in this call principal investigators within the following funding lines: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), Public Education Research Program, Research in Public Policies, and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE). Co-Principal Investigators of ongoing Thematic Projects, CEPIDs/RIDCs and PITEs are also eligible to apply.

The closing date for submission of proposals is April 24th.

The call for proposals SPRINT 01/2017 is published at: www.fapesp.br/sprint/call12017.