1st Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for Research between the São Paulo Research Foundation and the University of Manchester Versão em português

FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO - FAPESP, 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 José Goldemberg, 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 August 22nd, 2015, hereinafter referred to as FAPESP, and THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, UK (established by Royal Charter, registered under number RC 000797), represented by Professor Martin Schröder, Vice-President and Dean of The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, hereinafter referred to as "Parties”:

CONSIDERING the importance of promoting cooperation in scientific and technological research between UK 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 its research centres;


1. In accordance with clause 7.a of the MOU, the Parties agree to extend the duration of the MoU for an additional five (5) years from when the MOU was due to expire and therefore, the MoU shall now terminate on 25 September 2023;

2. All other terms of the MOU remain unchanged and in full force and effect.

Declared their intentions, the Parties sign this Amendment in four (4) originals, in English and Portuguese versions, with equal content and form, and equally valid: 

José Goldemberg

The University of Manchester
Martin Schröder

Signed on September 18th, 2018