Open call

22 November - 28 January 2020

Network grant for international researcher exchange Brazil-Sweden (SPRINT)

The purpose of the grant is to establish a network around a specific research idea, aimed at a joint research project. The grant shall support the development of long-term joint research between Swedish researchers and researchers from the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Applications may relate to already ongoing or new collaborations. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Support form: Research environment and research collaboration support

Subject area: All areas

Focus: Brazil-Sweden

Applicant: Individual researchers active in Sweden in collaboration with Brazilian researchers active in the state of São Paulo

Participating researchers: The Brazilian applicant/project leader shall be invited as a participating researcher to the application.

Grant period: 1 year

Grant amount: 75 000 SEK for the Swedish applicant. (The braziliant project leader applies for funding from FAPESP)

Start of grant period: July 2020

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of May 2020

Please read and follow the instructions. In addition to this specific call text, you also need to read our Guide for applicants.

The applicant from São Paulo needs to have a ongoing project grant from FAPESP in order to apply to the Call.

Information about researchers funded by FAPESP are available here.external link, opens in new window

Specific instructions for the call

The Swedish Research Council and FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) have entered into a cooperation agreement aimed at promoting scientific and technical collaboration between Swedish researchers and researchers from the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The call is part of FAPESP’s SPRINT programmeexternal link, opens in new window. The purpose of the grant is to give research teams in Sweden and the state of São Paulo the opportunity to establish or continue building on already existing collaborations aimed at a joint research project. The collaboration shall be based on the principle of mutual benefit for the participants from the respective countries.