FAPESP will fund collaboration among researchers from São Paulo and nine institutions in other countries (photo: FAPESP)
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the third call for proposals in 2015 for SPRINT – São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration, a strategy designed to encourage and promote the advancement of scientific research through the engagement of researchers affiliated with research institutions in the State of São Paulo with researcher partners abroad.
The call for proposals has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated to institutions of higher education and research in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to: further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects; and work cooperatively aiming the elaboration of joint research projects of medium and long term.
The call for proposals considers the following partnership alternatives: 1) Proposals in partnership with researcher whose institution has a current agreement with FAPESP; 2) proposals in partnership with researcher whose institution has not a current agreement with FAPESP.
In this call the partners that participate are:
France: CNRS and Groupe des Écoles Centrales
UK: Institute of Education - University of London
USA: Texas Tech University, University of California Davis, University of Illinois, University of Maryland, University of North Carolina and Vanderbilt University
FAPESP may receive proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement.
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 the partner institution.
The closing date for submission of proposals is October 26th, 2015.
The call for proposals is published at: www.fapesp.br/9592