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
Second Amendment - signed on December 14, 2015, with validity until December 31, 2020