First Amendment to the Cooperation Agreement for Research Between the FAPESP And German Academic Exchange Service (Daad) 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 GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE e.V. whose principal place of business is at Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn, Germany, represented by its Secretary General Dr. Kai Sicks, hereinafter referred to as DAAD and both hereinafter referred to as "Parties”:

CONSIDERING the importance of promoting cooperation in scientific and technological research between DAAD, 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;


1. In accordance with clause 6.a of the original Agreement, the Parties agree to extend its duration for an additional five (5) years from when the Agreement was due to expire and, therefore, the Agreement shall now terminate on 20th November, 2028;

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, both texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence in interpretation, the English text will prevail.

Amendment signed on November 16, 2023.