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SDG 17 Partnerships to achieve the Goall

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SDG 17 Partnerships to achieve the Goall

Brazil must increase its participation in large-scale international scientific collaborations
SDG 17
Brazil must increase its participation in large-scale international scientific collaborations

Guaranteeing stable funding is key if Brazilian researchers are to use the scientific instruments that will become available in the years ahead, according to experts at the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science.


Experts highlight strategies to drive innovation in Brazil
SDG 9, SDG 17
Experts highlight strategies to drive innovation in Brazil

Initiatives should include more integration with the world economy and promotion of strategic sectors, according to US researchers from MIT and Brazilian authors of a recently published book.


Mozambique seeks scientific cooperation on natural disaster prevention
SDG 17
Mozambique seeks scientific cooperation on natural disaster prevention

Adaptation to climate change and mitigation of its effects are subjects of interest to Mozambique’s National Research Fund (FNI), which has signed a cooperation agreement with FAPESP.


Research funding agencies discuss criteria for project selection and evaluation of results
SDG 17
Research funding agencies discuss criteria for project selection and evaluation of results

The proposal is to find a balance in funding between research that delivers societal and economic impacts and research that advances knowledge.


Agencies should exchange experiences in the evaluation of research projects
SDG 17
Agencies should exchange experiences in the evaluation of research projects

Analysis of 31 partnered research programmes conducted by nine funding agencies is presented to 8th Annual Meeting of Global Research Council in São Paulo.


Researchers advocate coordinated funding action in Latin America
SDG 17
Researchers advocate coordinated funding action in Latin America

Large-scale science facilities set to come on stream in Latin America in the years ahead can help scientists in the region take the lead and enhance the impact of their research.


Large international projects require research infrastructure
SDG 17
Large international projects require research infrastructure

Researchers and heads of funding agencies from several countries highlight ways and means of fostering large-scale long-term scientific collaborations in Latin America.


FAPESP and Equinor launch petroleum engineering research center
SDG 9, SDG 17
FAPESP and Equinor launch petroleum engineering research center

Aims of the center hosted by UNICAMP include developing innovative solutions to optimize oil well production and efficiency, as well as reservoir rehabilitation.


FAPESP holds a workshop on Brazilian scientific diaspora in London
SDG 17
FAPESP holds a workshop on Brazilian scientific diaspora in London

The event assembled researchers and students who live and work in Brazil and the UK. FAPESP President Marco Antonio Zago addressed FAPESP-sponsored funding schemes to attract scientists from other countries to Brazil.


New collaboration between the United Kingdom in Engineering and Physical Sciences
SDG 17
New collaboration between the United Kingdom in Engineering and Physical Sciences

FAPESP and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of the United Kingdom announce that they will jointly fund bilateral research studies.


International collaboration makes research more productive
SDG 17
International collaboration makes research more productive

Sir Mark Walport, chief executive of UK Research and Innovation, emphasizes FAPESP’s role in increasing scientific output through collaboration between the United Kingdom and Brazil, at FAPESP Week London.


Brazilian embassies want to map scientific diaspora in the UK and US
SDG 17
Brazilian embassies want to map scientific diaspora in the UK and US

The goal is to identify the Brazilian researchers living in the UK and US and working in fields linked to science, technology and innovation.


FAPESP and United Kingdom support 400 collaborative research projects in ten years
SDG 17
FAPESP and United Kingdom support 400 collaborative research projects in ten years

Cooperation agreements involve research funding agencies, UK-based companies and 26 British universities.


Research conducted by Brazil-Germany cooperation seeks to understand electrochemical reactions
SDG 9, SDG 17
Research conducted by Brazil-Germany cooperation seeks to understand electrochemical reactions

Upgrading fuel cells is one of the possible technological applications of a theoretical study led by the young Brazilian researcher Luana Sucupira Pedroza.


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