Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program

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The Division of Research at Texas A&M University and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) are pleased to announce a new cooperation agreement for research aiming to implement scientific and technological cooperation through the funding of joint research projects between Texas A&M researchers and researchers from the State of São Paulo, Brazil. The program seeks to promote collaboration initiatives in scientific research and technological development in priority areas of interest to both countries, fostering bilateral cooperation.

Each year, there are four editions of the call for proposals. Texas A&M and FAPESP participate in the 1st and 3rd Editions each year.

SPRINT – 1st Edition 2018: Call for Proposals (PDF)

  • An introduction to the Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program will be held on 
    Feb. 8, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3147 ILSB.
    Register here
  • Proposals are due on April 30, 2018.  
  • Funding for the Texas A&M principal investigator will be US $10,000 per proposal per year. FAPESP will provide an equivalent amount of funding for their PIs.
  • One principal investigator is required from Texas A&M and the other from a public and/or private institution of higher education in the State of São Paulo.
  • A full proposal must be submitted to Texas A&M University and to FAPESP.



SPRINT - 3rd Edition 2017: Call for Proposals

  • Proposals were due on Oct. 30, 2017 and are currently under review.
  • Notifications will be made after Jan. 26, 2018.


The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) is an independent public foundation with the mission to foster research and the scientific and technological development of the State of São Paulo. The agreement between Texas A&M and FAPESP is for a period of five years, which may be extended by mutual agreement between both institutions.


For additional information on the program, please contact