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FAPESP announces call for proposals with Université de Lyon

FAPESP announces call for proposals with Université de Lyon

Opportunity is open to all areas of knowledge, with funding of up to € 100,000 per project (foto: Chokniti / Pexels)

FAPESP and the Université de Lyon (France) announce a call for selection and support for collaborative research projects. It is the first call for proposals launched under the cooperation agreement between the institutions.

The aim is to promote and strengthen collaboration between researchers affiliated with the Université de Lyon and researchers affiliated with Higher Education and Research Institutions in State of São Paulo.

Without being exclusive, special attention will paid to the following themes:

  • Artificial Intelligence (machine learning, data science).

  • Photonics.

  • Particles and Turbulent Flows.

  • Modern society and democracy.

  • Urban Issues at Large.

  • Health, ecology and the environment.

  • Contributions from social science and the humanities are strongly encouraged.

UDL and FAPESP will co-fund projects. A single joint project may receive up to €100,000 combined through this joint funding call for proposals. At FAPESP, proposals will follow the financing rules of a Regular Research Grant. The combined total amount available for the call is €700,000.

At FAPESP, the proposals will be followed by the financing rules related to the Regular Research Grant (

The UDL funds will be sent in Euro to the French Principal Investigator’s institution member of the IDEXLYON consortium.

The closing date for submission of proposals is April 8, 2020.

The call for proposals is published in:

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