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SPRINT has its third call for proposals in 2018

SPRINT has its third call for proposals in 2018

FAPESP will fund the mobility of researchers from the State of São Paulo with fourteen institutions abroad (photo: University of Nebraska – Lincoln)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the third call for proposals in 2018 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 new call details the conditions to proposal submission for the mobility of researchers with fourteen institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:

  • Cardiff University, Wales

  • Carleton University, Canada

  • Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran (CSTC), Iran

  • Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS), Belgium

  • Imperial College London, England

  • Queen’s University of Belfast, England

  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

  • Texas A&M University, United States

  • University of Missouri, United States

  • University of Münster, Germany

  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln, United States

  • University of Bath, England

  • University of Surrey, England

  • University of Toronto, Canada

FAPESP considers eligible to submit proposals to this call Principal Investigators within the following funding lines: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), Public Education Research Program, Research in Public Policies, and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE). Co-Principal Investigators of ongoing Thematic Projects, CEPIDs/RIDCs and PITEs are also eligible to apply.

Submissions to FAPESP must be sent exclusively through SAGe System (www.fapesp.br/sage).

The closing date is October 29, 2018.

The call will also receive proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement or with which FAPESP has current agreements but the institutions are not joining the current SPRINT edition.

The call for proposals SPRINT 3/2018 is published at www.fapesp.br/sprint/call32018.