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São Paulo Research Foundation
Since 2015, Lund University has been involved in a collaboration with FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation). The aim is to strengthen the research cooperation between Lund University and researchers in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.

SPRINT call for applications is open!

Every year, Lund University and FAPESP issue calls for application for joint funding to promote contact trips and encourage collaboration within the SPRINT programme. As a researcher at Lund University you can apply for a contribution of SEK 50,000 to develop collaborations with researchers in the state of São Paulo. 

In order for the application to be granted, there must be a parallel application made by the Brazilian counterpart. Applications are reviewed simultaneously and are granted jointly by Lund University / FAPESP.

The deadline for applications was 28 January 2019. Results will be announced as of 26 April 2019.

How do I submit my application?

The application is submitted to miguel [dot] cornejo_herrera [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

  1. You can either submit a copy of the application made online on the FAPESP website.
  2. Or you can submit your application with LU's application form.

Link to FAPESP application form (Word - 165 kB, nytt fönster)

NB! If you choose to submit LU's application form, the project description must be identical to the application made on FAPESP's website. As far as budget is concerned, LU has no requirement that each individual krona be reported in the application, but the funds are considered as a lump sum for mobility in accordance with the project description.

Link to instructions and guidelines for the application on the FAPESP website

Link to previously granted SPRINT projects Lund University / FAPESP

Link to description of the SPRINT programme on the FAPESP website

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Miguel Cornejo Herrera
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+46 46 222 93 83
miguel [dot] cornejo_herrera [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

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