FAPESP and GSK issue a call for proposals for a research centre Versão em português
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and Glaxo SmithKline Brasil (GSK) announce a call for proposals to establish a Centre of Excellence for Research in Target Discovery, as a part of FAPESP’s Engineering Research Centres Program and under the cooperation agreement signed by the institutions.
The selected Centre must explore synergies and complementarities among the following topics, in the themes of interest of the call for proposals:
a) Perform world-class science and research on the cutting edge of either fundamental or applied knowledge, seeking economic and social impact through innovation;
b) Transfer of knowledge to GSK and to society, including corporate and/or non-governmental and/or public sectors;
c) Interacting with the educational system, especially at the primary and secondary levels.
FAPESP and GSK will, each one, reserve up to US$ 750,000.00 annually to implement the selected Centre. Financial support will encompass a total of US$ 15,000,000.00 over the maximum support time for the Centre (10 years).
The deadline for submission is February 27, 2015.
Call for proposals available at: www.fapesp.br/en/9111.