FAPESP Researcher Exchange Scheme

The ATN has partnered with one of Brazil's leading research bodies, the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) to promote collaboration between researchers from ATN universities in Australia and researchers from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, through the funding of joint research projects. 

The foundation provides grants through the São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration (SPRINT) to support the research, education and innovation of both private and public institutions in São Paulo.

Researchers in labCall for proposals

The ATN and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) are calling for researchers to participate in the exchange scheme as part of the SPRINT 2nd Edition 2018.

More information about this call for applicants is also available on the FAPESP website in Portuguese and English. You can also visit the FAQ page on our website.

Download the guidelines and application pack for more information about funding and eligibility. 

Download the guidelines  Download the application form   

SPRINT EditionCall for submissionsDeadline for submissionsResults announced
Sprint 06/2018 18/06/2018 30/07/2018 26/10/2018

Previous Sprint Rounds

Well done to the following ATN researchers who were awarded grants as part of the second call for SPRINT proposals in 2017.

Researchers  Project title

Alessandro Ferrari Jacinto

Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu/UNESP

Christine Toye

Curtin University

Developing a process to screen for health literacy in family caregivers of older people and refining a support intervention for use with caregivers experiencing low levels of health literacy

Barbara Geraldo de Castro                                     

Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas / UNICAMP

Anne Harris

RMIT University

Innovation in methods and ethics: digital ethnography and vulnerable communities

Cleide Aparecida de Abreu                                     

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas / SAASP  

Jorge Paz-Ferreiro                                               

RMIT University

Development of innovative biochar materials for soil remediation

To see the full list please visit the FAPESP website. 

Please contact for information about previous SPRINT rounds.

Contact Us

ATN-FAPESP Institutional Contact Officers In the first instance enquiries should be directed to the relevant institutional ATN-FAPESP contact officer:

Ms Katie York
Manager, Research Grants
p. +61 7 3138 2197

RMIT University
Mr David Bugg
Senior Manager, Research Operations
p. +61 3 9925 4391

University of South Australia
Mr Andrew Beveridge
Manager, Research Projects Development
p. +61 8 8302 5761

University of Technology Sydney
Ms Denise Pottumati
Research Engagement Associate, Research Engagement
p. +61 2 9514 1252

Curtin University
Mrs Felicity Kamid
Senior Research Development Officer 
p. +61 8 9266 863