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.
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:
Specific Calls for Proposals:
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) – Open Deadlines
FAPESP-BBSRC Pump Priming Award (FAPPA) – Open Deadlines
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – Open Deadlines
- FAPESP-NERC Pump Priming Awards - IOF 2014 – Submission deadline: April 22nd, 2014
- International Opportunities Fund 2012 (Closed)
- Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in Human-Modified Tropical Forests 2012 (Closed)
- International Opportunities Fund 2011 (Closed) | Selected proposals
- International Opportunities Fund 2010 (Closed) | Selected proposals