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FAPESP joins call for proposals with the European Research Council

FAPESP joins call for proposals with the European Research Council

Projects in several areas of knowledge will be funded through the scheme Research Internships Abroad (photo: Pixabay)

FAPESP announces its participation in a Call for Expression of Interest in partnership with the European Research Council (ERC), and articulated by the Brazilian Council of State Research Funding Agencies (CONFAP).

The opportunity is open to researchers holding a PhD and associated to higher education or research institutions in the State of São Paulo. The aim is to increase the participation of researchers from the State of São Paulo in European research teams already funded by ERC. 

The call will receive proposals in several research themes, including: Molecular and Structural Biology and Biochemistry; Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology; Cellular and Developmental Biology; Physiology, Pathophysiology and Endocrinology; Neurosciences and Neural Disorders;  Immunity and Infection; Diagnostic Tools, Therapies and Public Health; Evolutionary, Population and Environmental Biology; Applied life Sciences and Non-Medical Biotechnology; Mathematics; Fundamental Constituents of Matter; Condensed Matter Physics; Physical and Analytical Chemical Sciences; Synthetic Chemistry and Materials; Computer Science and Informatics; Systems and Communication Engineering;  Products and Processes Engineering; Universe Sciences; Earth System Science; Markets, Individuals and Institutions; Institutions, Values, Beliefs and Behaviour; Environment, Space and Population; The Human Mind and Its Complexity; Cultures and Cultural Production; The Study of the Human Past; and Synergy.

To FAPESP, proposals will follow the scheme of Research Internships Abroad and specific guidelines available at

The deadline for proposals submission is August 31, 2018.

The call for proposals is published at