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SPRINT has selected projects for its first call for proposals in 2017

SPRINT has selected projects for its first call for proposals in 2017

FAPESP initiative will fund the mobility of researchers from the State of São Paulo to institutions abroad (photo: Un. Münster)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the result of 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 with higher education and research institutions 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 for medium and long term.

The call detailed the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers with the following institutions, which holds cooperation agreements with FAPESP: Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran (Iran), Dalhousie University, Queens University, University of Ottawa e University of Waterloo (CALDO, Canada), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg e University of Münster (Germany), Imperial College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Oxford e University of Warwick (UK), Leiden University (Netherlands), Tianjin University (China), National Research Foundation (South Africa), Swinburne University of Technology e University of Melbourne (Australia), Uppsala University (Sweden).

The call was also opened to proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions that did not applied for this edition or with those that FAPESP does not have a current agreement. 

Proposals are still under review by National Research Foundation (NRF), nearing completion.

Selected proposals:

CALDO

Graph-Based Total Recall Information Retrieval on Text Document Corpora
Processo / Grant number 2017/50153-9
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Alneu de Andrade Lopes
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Evangelos Milios
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Dalhousie University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e De Computação - USP- São Carlos
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Career Choice And Affirmative Action
Processo / Grant number 2017/50134-4
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Fernanda Gonçalves de la Fuente Estevan
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Louis-Philippe Morin
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Ottawa
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Gel Behavior of Cellulose Nanofiber Smart Materials
Processo / Grant number 2017/50133-8
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Juliana da Silva Bernardes
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Michael Tam
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Waterloo
Instit. sede / Host Institution Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais - MCTI
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Effect of Argon Plasma and Primer Application on the Bond Strength of Resin Cements to Two Yttrium-Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal Ceramics
Processo / Grant number 2017/50131-5
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Marcelo Giannini
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Richard Bengt Thomas Price
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Dalhousie University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba - Unicamp
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Characterization of the RSK-Independent Mechanisms of BI-D 1870 that Potentiate the Activity of Therapeutic Oncolytic Viruses in Glioblastoma Cells
Processo / Grant number 2017/50150-0
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Martin Roffé
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Tommi Alain
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Ottawa
Instit. sede / Host Institution AC Camargo Cancer Center - FAP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Nanoparticle-Nanomagnets: Anchoring Molecular Systems to Nanoparticles
Processo / Grant number 2017/50119-5
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Pedro Henrique Cury Camargo
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Maralee Murugesu
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Ottawa
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Química - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Advanced Materials Consolidated by Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing
Processo / Grant number 2017/50151-6
Acordo / Agreement CALDO
Pesq. Resp. / PI Roberto Gomes de Aguiar Veiga
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Bertrand Jodoin
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University oF Ottawa
Instit. sede / Host Institution Centro de Engenharia, Modelagem e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas - UFABC
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITÄT ERLANGEN-NÜRNBERG

Multiplex tissue analysis of the tumor microenviroment and crucial factors in melanoma pathogenesis
Processo / Grant number 2017/50122-6
Acordo / Agreement Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Pesq. Resp. / PI Miriam Galvonas Jasiulionis
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Christian Ostalecki
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Instit. sede / Host Institution Escola Paulista de Medicina / Unifesp
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

UK - Brazil collaboration on the new integrated assessment model muse
Processo / Grant number 2017/50136-7
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Pesq. Resp. / PI Reinaldo Giudici
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Sara Budinis
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Escola Politécnica - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Using big for small area epidemiological studies: developing a new UK-Brazil partnership
Processo / Grant number 2017/50136-7
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Pesq. Resp. / PI Maria Regina Alves Cardoso
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Ana Hansel
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Saúde Pública - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Further studies - CD4 T cell immune correlates of Zika virus exposure
Processo / Grant number 2017/50175-2
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Pesq. Resp. / PI João Santana da Silva
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Daniel Martin Altmann
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Long noncoding RNA interplay with the host microbiome may determine mucosal influenza vaccine immunogenicity
Processo / Grant number 2017/50137-3
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Pesq. Resp. / PI Helder Takashi Imoto Nakaya
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Thushan de Silva
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Rigidity in mildly smooth 1-D systems
Processo / Grant number 2017/50139-6
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Pesq. Resp. / PI Edson de Faria
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Sebastia Van Strien
Acordo / Agreement Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Matemática e Estatística - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Promoting and regulating generic medicines in Latin America
Processo / Grant number 2017/50120-3
Acordo / Agreement London School of Economics and Political Science
Pesq. Resp. / PI Elize Massard da Fonseca
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Kenneth Shadlen
Acordo / Agreement London School of Economics and Political Science
Instit. sede / Host Institution Insper - Inst. Ensino Pesquisa
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Textured nanostructured based devices for energy and sensing applications
Processo / Grant number 2017/50155-1
Acordo / Agreement Swinburne University of Technology
Pesq. Resp. / PI Douglas Soares Galvão
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Simon Moulton
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Swinburne University of Technology
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin / Unicamp
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


TIANJIN UNIVERSITY

Triggered micelles for enhanced integration of chemotherapy and photodynamic therapy
Processo / Grant number 2017/50126-1
Acordo / Agreement Tianjin University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Simone de Fátima Medeiros Sampaio
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Yanjun Zhao
Acordo / Agreement Tianjin University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Escola de Engenharia de Lorena - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
The development of biradicaloid systems and functionalized materials for organic semiconductors: accurate molecular information from multireference quantum theory
Processo / Grant number 2017/50157-4
Acordo / Agreement Tianjin University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Francisco Bolivar Correto Machado
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Hans Lischka
Acordo / Agreement Tianjin University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Divisão de Ciências Fundamentais - ITA 
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Assessment of necroptosis in patients with sepsis and septic shock
Processo / Grant number 2017/50147-9
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Pesq. Resp. / PI Ary Serpa Neto
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Rinaldo Bellomo
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Instit. sede / Host Institution Inst Israelita Ensino Pesquisa Albert Einstein - SBIBAE
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Aretha: gaze interaction for the internet of things through augmented reality
Processo / Grant number 2017/50121-0
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Pesq. Resp. / PI Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Eduardo Velloso
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Matemática e Estatística - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
A novel approach to identify the specific antibody characteristics important for protection from malaria in pregnant women
Processo / Grant number 2017/50181-2
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Pesq. Resp. / PI Claudio Romero Farias Marinho
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Stephen J. Rogerson
Acordo / Agreement University of Melbourne
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

UK-Brazil collaboration for the development of renewable energy: gas, air and water
Processo / Grant number 2017/50159-7
Acordo / Agreement University of Oxford
Pesq. Resp. / PI Julio Romano Meneghini
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Richard H. J. Willden
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Oxford
Instit. sede / Host Institution Escola Politécnica - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Plasmonic nanoparticles supported on semiconductors and its applications in photocatalysis
Processo / Grant number 2017/50118-9
Acordo / Agreement University of Oxford
Pesq. Resp. / PI Pedro Henrique Cury Camargo
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Edman Tsang
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Oxford
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Química - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK 

Dynamical processes on multilayer and dynamic networks
Processo / Grant number 2017/50144-0
Acordo / Agreement University of Warwick
Pesq. Resp. / PI Francisco Aparecido Rodrigues
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Colm Connaughton
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Warwick
Instit. sede / Host Institution Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais - CNPEM / MCTI
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Mechanisms of ring formation in ionophore polyether tetronates
Processo / Grant number 2017/50140-4
Acordo / Agreement University of Warwick
Pesq. Resp. / PI Marcio Vinicius Bertacine Dias
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Manuela Tosin
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Warwick
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


UPPSALA UNIVERSITY

Development of 3D in vitro systems for studies of intestinal infections
Processo / Grant number 2017/50158-0
Acordo / Agreement Uppsala University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Renata Rosito Tonelli
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Staffan Svärd
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Uppsala University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Ciências Ambientais, Químicas e Farmacêuticas - Unifesp
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Bioinspired photoactive electron donors
Processo / Grant number 2017/50130-9
Acordo / Agreement Uppsala University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Erick Leite Bastos
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Jacinto Sá
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Uppsala University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Química - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT
Hybrid nanomaterials and nanosystems for solar fuel production
Processo / Grant number 2017/50129-0
Acordo / Agreement Uppsala University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Koiti Araki
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Olle Björneholm
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Uppsala University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Química - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


Proposals in partnership with researchers whose institution does not have a current Agreement for Collaboration with FAPESP (SPRINT call for proposals item 2.2):

Collaboration for the performance of experiments and development of instrumentation under the numen and NC1 projects
Processo / Grant number 2017/50160-5
Pesq. Resp. / PI José Roberto Brandão de Oliveira
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Francesco Cappuzzello
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Física - USP
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


Proposals in partnership with researcher whose institution has a current Agreement for Collaboration with FAPESP, but it is not joining the current SPRINT edition:

LUND UNIVERSITY   

Unravelling mechanisms of soil carbon sequestration 
Processo / Grant number 2017/50184-1
Acordo / Agreement Lund University
Pesq. Resp. / PI Watson Loh
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Ulf Olsson
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Lund University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Instituto de Química - Unicamp
Assunto(s) / Subject Projetos SPRINT


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