This cooperation agreement is no longer valid.
Imprimatur Capital, headquartered in London, England, has offices and strategic agreements in a number of countries. One objective of the company is to increase the viability and marketability of business opportunities arising from the results of research in the field of science and technology.
The objective of establishing cooperation between FAPESP and Imprimatur Capital is to support small businesses enrolled in the Brazilian Programa Inovação Tecnológica em Pequenas Empresas (PIPE, Program for Technological Innovation in Small Businesses) and that were able to submit the scientific report related to their activities during the first year of phase 2 of the program, the phase in which the focus is on the development of the major part of the research.
Funding for the development of technological innovation resulting from PIPE-funded research will be provided via the Programa de Apoio à Pesquisa em Pequenas Empresas (PAPPE, Program to Support Research in Small Businesses)-PIPE III, a partnership between FAPESP and the Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (Finep, Financing Agency for Studies and Projects), as well as by Imprimatur Capital.