Second Amendment to the Scientific Cooperation Agreement between FAPESP and the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts of the Free State of Bavaria Versão em português

The 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 the State Ministry of Science and the Arts of the Free State of Bavaria, Salvatorplatz 2, 80333 München, Germany, hereinafter designated as StMWK, represented by State Minister Bernd Sibler and both hereinafter referred to as "Parties”:

Considering the importance of promoting cooperation in scientific and technological research between the Free State of Bavaria, Germany, 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. Each party intends to support the Agreement with – up to - € 80.000,00 (eighty thousand Euros) staring with the financial year 2020 for as longs as the Agreement remains in force;

2. Contact features available on clause 8 of the original Agreement must be updated to

Dra. Irma de Melo-Reiners, Diretora Executiva do Centro Universitário da Baviera para a América Latina (BAYLAT):
Hugenottenplatz 1a
91054 Erlangen, Alemanha
Telefone: ++49 (0) 9131 85-25775; Fax: ++49 (0) 9131 85-25778

3. In accordance with clause 9 of the original Agreement, 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 April 11th, 2027;
4. 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.

Amendment signed on January 16, 2020, extending the agreement for five more years from April 11, 2022.