Section Navigation

Information for Researchers No. 75 | 30. November 2016
DFG and FAPESP Celebrate Ten Years Collaborative Agreement

Funding opportunities for joint collaborative activities between researchers from Germany and the state of São Paulo, Brazil

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) maintain an active collaboration with various funding opportunities for German and Brazilian researchers. On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of their agreement for the enhancement of cooperation in all scientific fields between Brazilian and German researchers, DFG and FAPESP would like to call attention to the various joint funding opportunities for research collaboration that are available to German scientists and those of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. These opportunities follow the general funding lines and budget of both organisations, proposals must succeed on the strengths of their intellectual merit and teams in comparison with other proposals.

Initiation of a bilateral collaboration

For the initiation of bilateral collaborations DFG and FAPESP continuously offer the possibility to submit proposals for funding research stays, guest visits as well as workshops. German applicants wishing to receive funding by DFG for this purpose have to follow the guidelines and criteria of the programme “Initiation of International Collaboration”. Researchers from the state of São Paulo applying to FAPESP may submit proposals according to FAPESP’s programmes for international collaboration. Proposals to both funding organisations can be submitted at any time in the respective funding programmes. Funds are provided by DFG and FAPESP according to their own criteria and guidelines.

Submission on the German side

The proposal shall be submitted by the German partner via the electronic submission portal at DFG, elan. After the log-in, please select under the tab Proposal Submission > New Project > Special Programmes for International Cooperation > Initiation of International Collaboration.

After one click on “start online-form” you will find a general description on proposals to support the Initiation of International Collaboration. The button “Continue” takes you to the page where to select the relevant call: FAPESP-DFG 2016-2017 – Initiation of Collaboration (SOP).

Further information:

DFG: Initiation of International Collaboration, DFG form 1.813

DFG’s Electronic Proposal Processing System for Applicants – elan:

FAPESP:

Joint Research Grants

At any time, researchers from Germany and the state of São Paulo can submit research proposals in order to receive funding to perform jointly a German-Brazilian research project. German scientists applying to DFG have to follow the eligibility criteria and guidelines of the programme “Research Grant”. Researchers from São Paulo shall submit the joint proposal to FAPESP considering the programme “Regular Research Grants”. Funding can be provided for research projects up to three years according to a co-funding scheme.

Submission on the German side

The proposal shall be submitted by the German partner via the electronic submission portal at DFG, elan. After the log-in, please select under the tab Proposal Submission > New Project > Individual Grants Programme > Proposal for a Research Grant.

After one click on “start online-form” you will find a general description on Research Grants. The button “Continue” takes you to the page where to select the relevant call: FAPESP-DFG 2016-2017 – Joint Research Grants (SOP).

Further information:

Preparation Instructions for Joint DFG/FAPESP Research Grant Proposals:

DFG:

The general guidelines of the Research grants programmes apply (DFG forms 50.01 and 54.01) and can be found at:

DFG’s Electronic Proposal Processing System for Applicants – elan:

FAPESP:

Specific guidelines for the Joint DFG/FAPESP Research Grant Proposals:

Joint Coordinated Programmes

FAPESP and DFG offer funding for bilateral jointly Coordinated Programmes, such as bilateral Research Training Groups, Research Units as well as Collaborative Research Centres. Groups of German and Brazilian researchers wishing to perform a coordinated project within those funding lines should follow the guidelines of the respective programmes of DFG. Joint proposals shall be submitted to DFG according to the particular submission procedures of DFG. In parallel, the Brazilian principal investigator of the group in the state of São Paulo shall submit the same proposal considering the FAPESP´s programme “Thematic Projects”. Both funding organisations, FAPESP and DFG, will perform a joint evaluation procedure and decide together about funding the respective bilateral project.

Further information:

Description and preparation instructions of joint Coordinated Programmes:

DFG:

The general guidelines of the respective Coordinated Programmes apply and can be found at:

FAPESP:

Specific guidelines for Joint DFG/FAPESP Coordinated Programmes:

Detailed information about the collaboration between DFG and FAPESP can be obtained:

At DFG in Bonn:

  • Dr. Dietrich Halm
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    International Cooperation with Latin America
    phone +49 228 885-2347
    dietrich.halm@dfg.de

At DFG Office Latin America:

  • Dr. Kathrin Winkler
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Office Latin America, São Paulo, Brazil
    phone +55 11 51898308 or +49 228 885-4550
    kathrin.winkler@dfg.de

At FAPESP:


Please note:

This announcement has been edited on 12.12.2016

Additional Information

© 2010-2017 DFG Last updated: 30 November 2016Sitemap  |  Imprint  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact  |  RSS Feeds

Text Enlargement and Change of Contrast