Research collaboration agreement between FAPESP and Texas Tech University (TTU) Versão em português
First Amendment to the Scientific Cooperation Agreement between
São Paulo Research Foundation and Texas Tech UniversityThe São Paulo Research Foundation, 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 n° 40.132, of May 23, 1962, represented by its President, Prof Dr Marco Antonio Zago, 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, of September 29th, 2018, hereinafter referred to as FAPESP, and Texas Tech University, USA, hereinafter referred to as TTU, represented by its Vice Provost for International Affairs, Dr. Sukant Misra, and both hereinafter referred to as "Parties”:
CONSIDERING the importance of promoting cooperation in scientific and technological research between the United States and the State of São Paulo, Brazil, wishing to strengthen this cooperation on the basis of equality and mutual benefit;
CONSIDERING the need to strengthen the links between the scientific communities of both countries and also to encourage new forms of collaboration between their research centers;
IT IS HEREBY AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
1. In accordance with clause 7 of the original Agreement, effective August 20, 2014, the Parties agree to extend the duration of the Agreement for an additional five (5) years from when the Agreement was due to expire and, therefore, the Agreement shall now terminate on August 20, 2024;
2. All other terms of the Agreement remain unchanged and in full force and effect.Declared their intentions, the Parties sign this Amendment in two (2) originals, in English and Portuguese versions, all texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence in interpretation, the English text will prevail.
Signed on November 04, 2019.