The Memorandum of Understanding between FAPESP and the UK Research Councils (RCUK) aims to support the development of joint research projects submitted by associated Brazilian and British researchers.
Information regarding the MoU at the RCUK website can be found here.
The MoU stipulates that costs to be incurred by applicants based in the UK and costs to be incurred in the State of São Paulo, Brazil must be compatible with existing financial practices pertinent to the UK Research Councils and the FAPESP respectively.
- Memorandum of Understanding - signed on September 15, 2009
- First Amendment - signed on September 26, 2012, with validity until December 31, 2015
Generic Call for Proposals (applies to all Research Centers) - Open Deadlines
Proposals must be submitted directly to the relevant UK Research Council by the partner applicant in the UK in agreement to its applicable rules and closing dates. FAPESP will be informed of any application by the relevant Research Council or Councils. All applications must be collaborative proposals involving the association of researchers working within higher education and research institutions located in the State of São Paulo and researchers eligible for RCUK funding.
The following FAPESP documents must be annexed to the submission done by the UK partner PI:
FAPESP funding will be through a Regular Research Award or a Thematic Project according to the following Guidelines:
Newton Fund RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships
Call for proposals 2015 (with the Economic and Social Research Council)
Call for proposals 2015 (with the Medical Research Council)
Specific Calls for Proposals:
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) – Open Deadlines
FAPESP-BBSRC Pump Priming Award (FAPPA) – Open Deadlines
BBSRC-FAPESP joint call in advanced biofuels – Call for research projects expected for early 2015
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – Open Deadlines
FAPESP-ESRC-NWO Joint Call for Transnational Collaborative Research Projects Sustainable Urban Development - 2014 (closed)
ESRC International Partnership and Networking Scheme (IPNS) (closed)
(Memorandum of Understanding between FAPESP and ESRC - PhD Partnering Activities)
- Understanding and Sustaining Brazilian Biome Resources
- FAPESP-NERC Pump Priming Awards - IOF 2015
- FAPESP-NERC Pump Priming Awards - IOF 2014 (closed) | No proposals were selected
- International Opportunities Fund 2012 (closed)
- Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in Human-Modified Tropical Forests 2012 (closed) | Selected proposal
- International Opportunities Fund 2011 (closed) | Selected proposals
- International Opportunities Fund 2010 (closed) | Selected proposals