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Brazil (FAPESP) SPRINT Call - Seed funding to support the exchange of researchers (SP-abroad, 2nd call 2022)


The SPRINT call for proposals has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated to institutions of higher education and research in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to further develop qualitatively the on-going research projects and work cooperatively aiming at the elaboration of joint research projects of medium and long term.

SPRINT (São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration) calls offer seed funding to support the exchange of researchers.

The new call details the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers with the following European institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:



FAPESP considers eligible to submit proposals to this call:

  • Principal Investigators of ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within the following FAPESP funding modalities: Regular Research Awards (excluding mobility projects), Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), Public Education Research Program, Research in Public Policies, and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE). Co-Principal Investigators of ongoing Thematic Projects, CEPIDs/RIDCs and PITEs are also eligible to apply.
  • Each researcher can present only one proposal to this Call.
  • The ongoing research project linked to this proposal must have a minimum of six months duration left by the scheduled beginning of the mobility project.
  • FAPESP may accept proposals submitted to this call linked to research proposals that are still undergoing merit review. However, if the research proposal is still under analysis or has not been approved by the time the proposals in this Call are selected, the related mobility proposal will be cancelled.

It is also possible to submit a proposal in partnership with researchers funded by institutions that do not have a current Agreement for Collaboration with FAPESP or have an agreement but are not joining the current SPRINT edition.

more information here

Deadline: 30 January 2023.

Seed funding SPRINT São Paulo FAPESP SP-EU Mobility exchange