Workshop Enhancing International Cooperation in Research and Innovation (FAPESP-CONFAP-ERC)



The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the European Research Council (ERC) and the Brazilian National Council of the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) invite to the workshop.


The objective of the workshop is to enhance future collaborations and career opportunities between Europe, Brazil and the State of São Paulo by means of the future Horizon Europe Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The event also aims to increase participation of researchers into ERC’s funding schemes and to encourage young Brazilian scientists to join ERC-grantees research teams, conducting frontier research across Europe.



Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/confap_erc



08h30 Registration
09h00 Opening
09h10 International Collaborations
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President – ERC  Download
Maria Zaira Turchi, Former President of CONFAP; Director for Research Infrastructure and Training and Education Policies of Ministry of Science, Technoogy, Innovation and Communications Download
Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, Scientific Director – FAPESP Download
10h10 European Funding Overview
Moderator – Hernan Chaimovich, FAPESP – Adjunct Panel – Special Programs and Collaboration in Research
10h10 Collaborations in Research Innovation and introduction to the Horizon Europe framework programme
Alejandro Zurita, Head of Science, Technology & Innovation – European Union in Brazil Download
10h20 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research Fellowship Programme
Elisa Natola, CONFAP, MSCA Brazil contact point Download
10h30 EURAXESS Support for Mobile Researchers
Charlotte Grawitz, EURAXESS Brazil representative Download
10h40 ERC Brazilian National Contact Point (NCP)
Cecilia Yamanaka, ERC National contact point in Brazil Download
10h50 Q&A
11h00 Testimonials
Moderator – Hernan Chaimovich, FAPESP
11h00 Elison Matioli, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – Switzerland
11h10 Mariana de Campos Françozo – Leiden University – Netherlands Download
11h20 Dante Barone, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) Download
11h30 Raquel Mendonça, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), member of the ERC funded team from Sebastian Sobek and Uppsala University – Sweden Download
11h40 André Fujita, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics (IME) - University of São Paulo (USP), grantee of the FAPESP/ERC program at the King's College London, UK Download
11h50 Antonio Alvaro Ranha Neves, Federal University of ABC (UFABC), grantee of the FAPESP/ERC program at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden Download
12h00 Q&A
12h15 Closing Remarks
12h30 Ending


Event free of charge     |     Limited seats
Language: English (translation is not available)

Address: FAPESP Rua Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa - São Paulo
Information: +55 (11) 3838-4006 | vera@fapesp.br 

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