Results of FAPESP-Czech Science Foundation Call for Proposals are announced Versão em português

2021 edition had five approved projects that will be carried out jointly between Czech and São Paulo state researchers.

FAPESP announces five proposals selected in the Call for Proposals with the Czech Science Foundation (GACR) of the Czech Republic. The projects will be made possible through the financial support of the two entities, and conducted through scientific collaborations between Czech researchers and researchers from higher education and research institutions in the state of São Paulo.

The collaboration is foreseen under the cooperation agreement between FAPESP and GACR, signed in 2018.

The call is available at:

Selected proposals:

Analytic and smooth regularity in CR geometry
PI: Paulo Domingos Cordaro
Host Institution: University of São Paulo (USP)
PI abroad: Ilya Kossovskiy
Institution abroad: Masaryk University/MU

Evolutionary mechanisms that shape diversity and distribution in a tropical biodiversity hotspot
PI: André Victor Lucci Freitas
Host Institution: University of Campinas (UNICAMP)
PI abroad: Pavel Matos-Maravi
Institution abroad: Czech Academy of Sciences/ENTU

Advanced magnesium materials for load-bearing applications in medicine
PI: Conrado Ramos Moreira Afonso
Host Institution: The Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)
PI abroad: Peter Minarik
Institution abroad: Charles University in Prague/CU

Morphophysiological elements involved in early and long gonadal maturation in fish and biotechnological applications
PI: Rosicleire Veríssimo Silveira
Host Institution: São Paulo State Uiversity (UNESP)
PI abroad: Martin Psenicka
Institution abroad: University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice/JCU

The role of microbiota in shaping the tick midgut immunity and vector competence
PI: Andréa Cristina Fogaça
Host Institution: University of São Paulo (USP)
PI abroad: Ludek Zurek
Institution abroad: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague/CZU