Based on mutual friendship and the existing academic exchanges in various disciplines between investigators in the State of São Paulo and The University of Tokyo, The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) agree to strengthen further joint scientific research by increasing academic collaboration and exchanges, and expand cooperation to a wide range of disciplines.
UTokyo and FAPESP aim to play leading roles in Japan and in the State of São Paulo, Brazil respectively. To commemorate their participation in the UTokyo Forum on November 11th and 12th, 2013 at the University of São Paulo the undersigned agree to the terms of this Letter of Intent for Academic Cooperation.
The University of Tokyo
São Paulo Research Foundation