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SPRINT has its first call for proposals in 2018

SPRINT has its first call for proposals in 2018

FAPESP will fund the mobility of researchers from the State of So Paulo with ten institutions abroad (photo: Tianjin Universtity)

The So Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the first call for proposals in 2018 under the SPRINT – So Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration initiative.

The call for proposals has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated with higher education and research institutions in the State of So Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects and work cooperatively, aiming at the elaboration of joint research projects for medium and long term.

The new call details the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers with ten institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:

  • Leiden University, Netherlands

  • National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa

  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

  • Texas A&M University, United States

  • Tianjin Universtity, China

  • University of Mnster, Germany

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

  • University of Victoria, Canada

  • University of Warwick, England

  • University of Wollongong, Australia

FAPESP considers eligible to submit proposals to this call principal investigators within the following funding lines: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), Public Education Research Program, Research in Public Policies, and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE). Co-Principal Investigators of ongoing Thematic Projects, CEPIDs/RIDCs and PITEs are also eligible to apply.

Submissions to FAPESP must be sent exclusively through SAGe System (

The call will also receive proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement or which have a current agreement but the institutions are not joining the current SPRINT edition.

The closing date for submission of proposals is April 30, 2018.

The call for proposals SPRINT 01/2018 is published at:

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