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FAPESP announces result of call for proposals with NWO

FAPESP announces result of call for proposals with NWO

Six collaborative projects in biobased economy involving researchers from the State of São Paulo and from the Netherlands will be funded (photo: Leo Ramos / FAPESP)

FAPESP and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) announce the result of the fifth call for proposals launched under the scientific cooperation agreement between the institutions.

Six collaborative proposals involving researchers from the State of São Paulo and researchers from the Netherlands were selected. 

The call “Biobased Economy” received proposals in sustainable agriculture; sustainable food production and food security; systems/synthetic biology and bioinformatics; biobased chemicals and materials; biotechnology; bioprocess engineering; biocatalysis; chemo/thermo-catalytic conversion of biomass; waste management; and bioenergy.

Selected proposals:

MIXED METAL CARBIDES FOR BIOMASS UPGRADING (MICA4BIO)

Processo / Grant number

2017/50261-6

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Cristiane Barbieri Rodella

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Johanes Hendrik Bitter

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Wageningen University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais / MCTI

 

GENETIC AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF CHOROPHYLL IN SEEDS: A STEP FORWARD TO IMPROVE SOYBEAN ADAPTABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Processo / Grant number

2017/50211-9

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Edvaldo Aparecido Amaral da Silva

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Henk Wilhelmus Maria Hilhorst

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Wageningen University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Ciências Agronômicas - Botucatu / UNESP

 

USING AGRICULTURAL WASTE TO COMBAT PLANT PATHOGENS ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY WAYS TO COMBAT XANTHOMONAS CITRI

Processo / Grant number

2017/50216-0

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Henrique Ferreira

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Dirk-Jan Acheffers

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

University of Groningen

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto de Biociências de Rio Claro / UNESP

 

NOVEL STRATEGY FOR ANAEROBIC PRODUCTION OF POLYHYDROXYALKANOATES (PHA)

Processo / Grant number

2017/50249-6

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Jonas Contiero

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Mark M. C. van Loosdrecht

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Delft University of Technology

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto de Biociências de Rio Claro / UNESP

 

UNDERSTANDING THE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF PLANT VIRUS VECTOR RELATIONSHIPS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE INTEGRATED VIRUS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Processo / Grant number

2017/50222-0

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Juliana de Freitas Astua

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Richard Jozef Maria Kormelink

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Wageningen University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto Biológico de São Paulo / SAASP

 

MONITORING INTEGRATED CROP-LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS THROUGH REMOTE SENSING AND PRECISION AGRICULTURE FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION - TOWARDS LOW CARBON AGRICULTURE

Processo / Grant number

2017/50205-9

Acordo / Agreement

NWO

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Paulo Sergio Graziano Magalhães

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Ramon F. Hansen

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Delft University of Technology

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Núcleo Interdisciplinar de Planejamento Energético / UNICAMP

 

The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/10960.