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SPRINT has fourth call for proposals in 2016 FAPESP will fund the exchange of researchers from the State of São Paulo with 12 institutions in several countries (photo: FAPESP)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the fourth call for proposals in 2016 under the SPRINT - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration initiative.

The call has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated with higher education and research institutions 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 at the elaboration of joint research projects for medium and long term.

The new call details the conditions to submit proposals for the exchange of researchers with the following institutions, which hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:

  • Australian Technology Network of Universities, Australia

  • Brunel University London, England

  • Emory University, USA

  • Heriot-Watt University, Scotland

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, England

  • Lund University, Sweden

  • University of Bath, England

  • University of Illinois, USA

  • University of Miami, USA

  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA

  • University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

  • University of Queensland, 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.

The call is also opened to proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement. In that case, the principal investigator must present to FAPESP evidence of availability of matching funds, apart from the required documents.

The closing date for submission of proposals is January 30, 2017.

The call for proposals SPRINT 04/2016 is published at:


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