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FAPESP and Academy of Finland announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and Academy of Finland announce result of call for proposals

Three projects for collaboration between researchers from Finland and the State of São Paulo were selected (photo:Cepof)

The Academy of Finland (AKA) and the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announce the result of the second call for proposals issued under the cooperation agreement between the institutions.

Three proposals were selected. The call was open to joint projects in the field of materials research in electronics, photonics and communications engineering. The aim is to promote and strengthen collaboration between researchers from Finland and the State of São Paulo.

Selected proposals:

Researchers Title

Flavio Leandro de Souza
Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas / UFABC

Kari Tapio Niemi
Tampere University of Technology

Enhancing performance of artificial photosynthesis by engineered nanomaterials and photon management

Area: Physics
FAPESP#: 2014/50516-6

Helder Vinicius Avanco Galeti
Centro de Ciências Exatas e Tecnologia / UFSCar

Mircea Guina
Tampere University of Technology

Tailoring the transport and optical properties IF III-BI-V nanostructures for advanced photonic devices

Area: Engineering
FAPESP#: 2014/50513-7

Cristiano Monteiro de Barros Cordeiro
IFGW/Unicamp

Hanne Elisabeth Ludvigsen
Helsinki University of Technology - TKK

Surface plasmons, silica and polymer microstructured optical fiber, microfibers, sensors, fiber Bragg gratings, metallic deposition methods, atomic layer deposition, nanoparticles via silanization, thermal evaporation

Area: Physics
FAPESP#: 2014/50632-6

The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/8580