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FAPESP and Belmont Forum will fund projects in sustainable urbanisation

FAPESP and Belmont Forum will fund projects in sustainable urbanisation

Fifteen multinational projects were selected, five of which will be coordinated by researchers from the State of So Paulo

The So Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the result of a call for research proposals with the Belmont Forum, group of member organizations with the mission to encourage research on global changes.

The “Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative” call for proposals aims to bring together integrated teams of natural scientists, engineers, social scientists, business, and urban stakeholders to develop projects requiring collaborative, international, inter- and transdisciplinary research and innovation.

The call is supported by Belmont Forum selected funding agencies from different countries and also by agencies related to the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe, a total of 18 countries and participating regions.

The call will support collaborative research projects of multinational research teams for 36 months

Selected proposals:

Globally and LOCally-sustainable food-water-energy innovation in Urban Living Labs

Processo / Grant number

2017/50423-6

Acronym

GLOCULL

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Gabriela Marques di Giulio

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Sade Pblica / USP

Pesquisador Lder / Leader PI

Ron Crvers

Inst. Lder / Leader Host Inst.

Maastricht University - ICIS, Netherlands

Pases Participantes / Participating Countries

Netherlands, Sweden, Austria, USA, South Africa, Germany, Brazil

Agncias Financiadoras / Funding Agencies

NWO, Formas, SEA, FFG, NSF, NRF, BMBF, FAPESP

Pesquisadores Parceiros / Partner Researchers

Ron Crvers, Maastricht University - ICIS, Netherlands; Barry Ness, Lund University - Centre for Sustainability Studies, LUCSUS, Sweden; Andreas Muhar, Universitt fr Bodenkultur Wien - Department fr Raum, Landschaft und Infrastruktur, Austria; Nigel Forrest, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, United States of America; Mark Swilling, Stellenbosch University - Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, South Africa; Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana Universitt Lneburg - Institut fr Ethik und Transdisziplinre Nachhaltigkeitsforschung, Germany; Joacim Larsen, AB Brygghuset Finn, Sweden; Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona, United States of America; Braden Kay, City of Tempe, United States of America; Erik Sehnal, Nikko Photovoltaik, Austria; Mark Hartman, City of Phoenix, United States of America; Gabriela Di Giulio, Sao Paulo - School of Public Health, Brazil

Understanding Innovative Initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus in Cities

Processo / Grant number

2017/50425-9

Acronym

IFWEN

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Jos Antonio Puppim de Oliveira

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola de Administrao de Empresas de So Paulo (EAESP), FGV-SP

Pesquisador Lder / Leader PI

Jos Antonio Puppim de Oliveira

Inst. Lder / Leader Host Inst.

Escola de Administrao de Empresas de So Paulo (EAESP), FGV-SP

Pases Participantes / Participating Countries

Brazil, USA, Sweden, South Africa

Agncias Financiadoras / Funding Agencies

FAPESP, NSF, NRF, Formas, SEA

Pesquisadores Parceiros / Partner Researchers

Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) Sao Paulo School of Management (EAESP), Brazil; David Maddox, The Nature of Cities, United States of America; Wan-yu Shih, Ming Chuan University - Department of Urban Planning and Disaster Management; Ingrid Coetzee, ICLEI Africa, South Africa; Thomas Elmqvist, Stockholm University - Stockholm Resilience Center, Sweden; Jiwon Lee, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability e.V., Germany; Karen Seto, Yale University, United States of America; Mathew Kurian, UNU-FLORES, Germany

Intelligent Urban Metabolic Systems for Green Cities of Tomorrow: an FWE Nexus-based Approach

Processo / Grant number

2017/50420-7

Acronym

METABOLIC

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Jos Vicente Caixeta Filho

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ), USP, Brazil

Pesquisador Lder / Leader PI

Fi-John Chang

Inst. Lder / Leader Host Inst.

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan

Pases Participantes / Participating Countries

Taiwan, Brazil, Japan, USA, Qatar

Agncias Financiadoras / Funding Agencies

MOST, FAPESP, JST, NSF, QNRF

Pesquisadores Parceiros / Partner Researchers

Fi-John Chang, Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan; Jos Vicente Caixeta Filho, ESALQ - LOG, USP, Brazil; Makoto Taniguchi, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan; Luis Rodrguez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Agricultural and Biological Engineering, USA; Saud Ghani, Qatar University - Qatar University, Qatar; Kuei-Kuang Chen, Sunny Rich Power Co., Ltd, Taiwan

Waste Food-Energy-Water Urban Living Lab - Mapping and Reducing Waste in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Processo / Grant number

2017/50421-3

Acronym

WASTE FEW ULL

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Maria Ester Soares Dal Poz

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Cincias Aplicadas, UNICAMP, Brazil

Pesquisador Lder / Leader PI

Sue Charlesworth

Inst. Lder / Leader Host Inst.

Coventry University - Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, UK

Pases Participantes / Participating Countries

UK, USA, Norway, South Africa, Netherlands, Brazil

Agncias Financiadoras / Funding Agencies

AHRC, ESRC, Innovate UK3, NSF, RCN, NRF, NWO, FAPESP

Pesquisadores Parceiros / Partner Researchers

Sue Charlesworth, Coventry University - Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, UK; Adina Paytan, university of California Santa Cruz - IMS, USA; Simon Roberts, Centre for Sustainable Energy, UK; Taoyuan Wei, CICERO Senter for klimaforskning, Norway; Alistair Hunt, University of Bath - Department of Economics, UK; Mark Swilling, Stellenbosch University - Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, South Africa; Richard Joseph Nunes, University of Reading - UK; Dan Green, Wessex Water Services Ltd, UK; Joy Carey, Bristol Food Network, UK; Charlotte Stamper, GENeco, UK; Fred Barker, The Schumacher Institute, UK; Kevin Winter, University of Cape Town - Future Water Research Institute, South Africa; Derk Loorbach, Erasmus University Rotterdam - DRIFT, Netherlands; James Topkin, ERWAT, South Africa; Jonny Harris, Isidima Design & Development, South Africa; Sabine Biesheuvel, BlueCity, Netherlands; Maria Ester Dal-Poz, Business School of School of Applied Sciences and Institute of Economics, UNICAMP, Brazil

Smart Integrated Multitrophic City Food Production Systems – A Water and Energy Saving Approach for Global Urbanisation

Processo / Grant number

2017/50431-9

Acronym

CITYFOOD

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Maria Clia Portella

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Aquicultura de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Brazil

Pesquisador Lder / Leader PI

Daniela Baganz

Inst. Lder / Leader Host Inst.

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., Institut fr Gewsserkologie und Binnenfischerei, Germany

Pases Participantes / Participating Countries

Germany, Netherlands, Brazil, Sweden, Norway, Germany, USA

Agncias Financiadoras / Funding Agencies

BMBF, NWO, FAPESP, Formas, SEA, RCN

Pesquisadores Parceiros / Partner Researchers

Daniela Baganz, Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., Institut fr Gewsserkologie und Binnenfischerei, Germany; Karel Keesman, Wageningen University - Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Netherlands; Maria Celia Portella, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP), Brazil; Alyssa Joyce, University of Gothenburg - Department of Marine Science, Sweden; Siv Lene Skar, Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, Norway; Toni Heindorf, SRP Gesellschaft fr Stadt- und Regionalplanung mbH, Germany; Gundula Proksch, University of Washington - College of Built Environments, USA

The list of all the 15 multinational projects is available at:https://jpi-urbaneurope.eu/news/the-15-projects-that-will-take-on-the-food-water-energy-nexus/.

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative” is published at: www.fapesp.br/en/10682.

Learn more about the opportunity at: www.sugi-nexus.org.

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