Each institution will provide funding of up to Can$10,000 per proposal and per year for the support of research projects involving the exchange of researchers (photo:Un.McMaster)
São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and McMaster University, Canada, issue a public Call for Proposals for the support of research projects involving the exchange of researchers under the Memorandum of Understanding between the institutions.
The Call is open to interested researchers affiliated to McMaster University, and researchers affiliated to Higher Education and Research Institutions in the State of São Paulo, who are Principal Investigators of ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within the following schemes: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, or Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs).
The exchange activities foreseen in the selected projects must be carried out within the timeframe of the main FAPESP research grant. The maximum duration of each project is 24 months, non-extendable.
FAPESP and McMaster University will provide funding of up to Can$20,000 per proposal and per year (Can$10,000 from each institution) for the period established in the award, to cover reasonable research-related expenses including mobility expenses. FAPESP will provide the selected proposals with funds for travel (air tickets), health insurance and living allowances for researchers from the State of São Paulo that will visit Canada.
McMaster University will provide the selected projects with funds for travel (air tickets), health insurance, and living allowances for researchers from Canada visiting the State of São Paulo
The closing date for submission of proposals is July 16th, 2012.
The Call for Proposals is published at: www.fapesp.br/en/6912