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.
The use of a hypertonic solution of sodium chloride at 1.1% reduced viral replication by 88% in tests involving infected lung cells conducted by researchers at the University of São Paulo. If found efficacious in clinical trials, the strategy could contribute to the development of novel prophylactic interventions and therapies for COVID-19.