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First Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding between FAPESP, Newton Fund and CONFAP

First Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding among the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the Newton Fund (UK-Brazil Research and Innovation Partnership) and the National Council for the State Funding Agencies and State Funding Agencies

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the National Council for the State Funding Agencies (hereinafter referred to as CONFAP) and the State Funding Agencies (hereinafter referred to as FAP) seeking to build on the existing friendly and co-operative relationship between the two countries and specifically to encourage and support increased capacity in Brazil in the area of research and innovation. From this moment, the Institutions involved in this document will be referred jointly as Parties

The Parties agree that:

Section 1

This document is a first addendum to the original Memorandum of Understanding signed among the Parties on April 9 th, 2014 whose purpose is to support the research and innovation capacity of Brazil to promote long-term sustainable growth.

Section 2

The purpose of this Addendum is to extend the duration of the Memorandum of Understanding until April 7th, 2022 and include as Party the State Funding Agencies of Piauí and Tocantins.

Section 3

The vality of this document begins on April 8th, 2017. Therefore, the Parties agree with this date of the begin of the activities independently as date of signature by its Representative.

The remaining sections of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in April 09th. 2014 are ratified.

The document is drawn up both in English and Portuguese and has been issued and signed in duplicate being all equally authentic.

 

For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Vijay Rangarajan
Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Brazil

The State Funding Agency of Paraná (Fundação Araucária)
Paulo Brofman
President

The State Funding Agency of Pernambuco (FACEPE)
Abraham Benzaquem Sicsu
President

The State Funding Agency of Alagoas (FAPEAL)
Fábio Guedes Gomes
President

The State Funding Agency of Amapá (FAPEAP)
Mary de Fátima Guedes dos Santos
President

The State Funding Agency of Maranhão (FAPEMA)
Alex Oliveira de Souza
President

The State Funding Agency of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG)
Evaldo Ferreira Vilela
President

The State Funding Agency of Rio Grande do Sul (FAPERGS)
Odir Antonio Dellagostin
President

The State Funding Agency of Rio Grande do Norte (FAPERN)
Uilame Umbelino Gomes
President

The State Funding Agency of Bahia (FAPESB)
Lázaro Raimundo dos Passos Cunha
Acting General Director

The State Funding Agency of São Paulo (FAPESP)
José Goldemberg
President

The State Funding Agency of Paraíba (FAPESQ)
Cláudio Benedito Silva Furtado
President

The State Funding Agency of Tocantins (FAPT)
Alexandro de Castro Silva
President

The State Funding Agency of Mato Grosso do Sul (FUNDECT)
Davi José Bungenstab
President

For the National Council of the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP)
Maria Zaíra Turchi
President

The State Funding Agency of Acre (FAPAC)
Mauro Jorge Ribeiro
President

The State Funding Agency of Distrito Federal (FAPDF)
Wellington Lourenço de Almeida
President

The State Funding Agency of Amazonas (FAPEAM)
René Levy Aguiar
President

The State Funding Agency of Goiás (FAPEG)
Maria Zaira Turchi
President

The State Funding Agency of Mato Grosso (FAPEMAT)
Antonio Carlos Maximo
President

The State Funding Agency Piaui (FAPEPI)
Francisco Guedes Alcoforado Filho
President

The State Funding Agency of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ)
Augusto da Cunha Raupp
President

The State Funding Agency of Espírito Santos (FAPES)
José Antônio Bof Buffon
President

The State Funding Agency of Santa Catarina (FAPESC)
Sergio Luiz Gargioni
President

The State Funding Agency of Pará (FAPESPA)
Eduardo José Monteiro da Costa
President

The State Funding Agency of Sergipe (FAPITEC)
José Heriberto Pinheiro Vieira
President

The State Funding Agency of Ceará (FUNCAP)
Tarcísio Haroldo Cavalcante Pequeno
President

The State Funding Agency of Rondônia (FAPERO)
Francisco Elder Souza de Oliveira
President