Collaborations between São Paulo and France will be supported Versão em português

FAPESP and Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), the French government's scientific research agency, announce the results of a call for proposals jointly launched by the institutions in September 2019 to support collaborative research between scientists from the State of São Paulo and from France.

Four projects were approved for funding, for a duration of up to 48 months. Among the São Paulo State principal investigators that were awarded the grants, three applied for grants under the Thematic Project Grant rules, and one under the Regular Research Grant rules, both modified by exceptionalities as set out in the call notice, such as a duration of 48 months for projects in both grant schemes.

Selected proposals:

Developing and applying computer simulation methods to enhance the molecular understanding to engineer functionalized biomaterials
Grant number: 2020/07158-2
Agreement: ANR
PI: Fernando Luis Barroso da Silva
PI abroad: Catherine Etchebest
Institution abroad: Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto – USP

Global cars: a transnational urban research on vehicle informal economies (Europe, Africa and South America)
Grant number: 2020/07160-7
Agreement: ANR
PI: Gabriel de Santis Feltran
PI abroad: Sébastien Jacquot
Institution abroad: Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonn
Host Instituition: Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento – CEBRAP

Mechanics, Stochastics and Control with Code-Coupling: System-of-Multibody-Systems point-of-view to Optimize Offshore/In-Land Farms of Wind Turbines with Flexible Blades
Grant number: 2020/13362-1
Agreement: ANR
PI: Paulo de Mattos Pimenta
PI abroad: Adnan Ibrahimbegovic
Institution abroad: Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Host Institution: Escola Politécnica – USP

BIOgenic emissions, chemistry and impacts in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo: BIOMASP+
Grant number: 2020/07141-2
Agreement: ANR
PI: Adalgiza Fornaro
PI abroad: Agnès Borbon
Institution abroad: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Host Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas – USP

The call for proposals for researchers from the State of São Paulo (in Portuguese) is available at:

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