Science, Technology and Innovation are fundamental instruments for the member countries of the United Nations (UN) to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. In line with the 2030 Agenda, institutionalized by the government of the State of São Paulo, FAPESP indexed its portfolio of supported programs and projects to each of the 17 SDGs in order to facilitate access to related research and subsidize public policies in different areas. This website gives access to a set of programs, initiatives and projects supported by FAPESP and in line with the SDGs, as well as hundreds of news and videos about research funded by FAPESP, the results of which have allowed the state of São Paulo to move towards the 2030 Agenda.
Researchers followed 286 volunteers during a wave of COVID-19 in the Northeast region of Brazil in the first quarter of 2022. The number of cases fell among those who had been vaccinated with three doses, and they had more neutralizing antibodies than subjects who had not completed the vaccination scheme even when previously infected.
Technology developed at the University of São Paulo increases the precision of chemical analysis and reduces the use of expensive toxic solvents. The immediate focus was on parabens, potentially carcinogenic compounds used in industry as preservatives.