The Microsoft Research-FAPESP Institute for IT Research has chosen four research proposals for funding. Project leaders will be contacted by FAPESP in order to sign the Terms of Agreement
FAPESP and Microsoft Research announced the list of projects selected for funding under the public call for proposals of June 15, 2009 (FAPESP Call no. 06/2009) by the Microsoft Research-FAPESP Institute for IT Research and per the agreement between the institutions.
|09/53153-3||Agma Juci M. Traina||ICMCSC/USP||AgroDataMine: Development of Data Mining Methods and Techniques for Research on Climate Change with an Emphasis on Agrometeorology|
|09/53151-0||Carlos Alfredo Joly||Unicamp||SinBIOTA 2.0 – Biota/FAPESP Program Information System: Planning the Next 10 Years|
|09/53154-0||Celso Von Randow||Inpe/MCT||Development and Application of a Geosensor Network for Environmental Monitoring|
|09/53161-6||Ricardo Z. Nicoliello Vencio||FMRP/USP||Information Technology Applied to Genomics for Bioenergy: Probabilistic Annotation Using Artificial Intelligence|
Details of funding decisions will be made available to the responsible parties. Project leaders will be contacted by FAPESP in order to sign the Terms of Agreement.
The Microsoft Research-FAPESP Institute for IT Research is an initiative designed to support research in information and communication technology by researchers affiliated with universities and research institutes in the state of São Paulo.
The goal of this collaboration between FAPESP and Microsoft is to create a network of researchers able to provide new insights that expand the capacity of computational technology to address the economic and social needs of disadvantaged rural and urban communities.
The initiative supports bold and innovative proposals that combine advancements in fundamental knowledge with the potential for applications that can have significant economic and social impacts.
For more information: www.fapesp.br/materia/2820.