1st Addendum to the Cooperation Agreement for Research between the São Paulo Research Foundation and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) Versão em português

The São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP, established by Law nº 5.918, of October 18th, 1960, with headquarters at Rua Pio XI, 1500, Alto da Lapa, São Paulo, SP, enrolled in CNPJ/MF under nº 43.828.151/0001-45, herein represented according to article 11, “a” of Law nº 5.918, combined with its General Rule approved by Decree nº 40.132, of May 23, 1962, represented by its President, Prof. Dr. JOSÉ GOLDEMBERG, in the exercise of the powers delegated by Act of the Governor of the State of São Paulo, published in the Official Gazette of the State on 22nd August 2015, and the Australian Technology Network of Universities  ATN represented by the University of South Australia, Queensland University of Technology, Curtin University, University of Technology, Sydney and RMIT University, Melbourne, represented by its Executive Director, Ms Renee Hindmarsh, hereinafter referred to as “Parties”:

CONSIDERING the importance of continuing to promote cooperation in scientific and technological research between Australia and the State of São Paulo, Brazil;

CONSIDERING the need to continuing strengthening the links between the scientific communities of both countries and to encourage new forms of collaboration between its research centres;

Agree as follow:

1. Section One

By this Addendum the Parties decide to extend the duration of their cooperation agreement. The Parties undertake to implement scientific and technological cooperation between researchers from the ATN and the state of São Paulo, Brazil, celebrated on June 11, 2013 until June 10, 2023.

2. Section Two

The other cooperation agreement clauses not changed by this Addendum are maintained. And declared their intentions, the Parties sign this Addendum in two (02) originals, in English and Portuguese version, with equal content and form and equally valid:



José Goldemberg




Renee Hindmarsh
Executive Director