Brazilian-Swiss Joint Research Programme

In the context of the bilateral programmes initiated by the Swiss government, the SNSF, the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and the Brazilian National Council of State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) are issuing a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).

JRPs enable researchers in Switzerland to conduct a joint project together with a Brazilian partner.

Projects within the following thematic areas will be funded:

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Water related to Environment

Researchers in the humanities and social sciences may submit an application, provided their research questions are related to the above-mentioned topics.

The joint call by the SNSF, the CNPq and the CONFAP will consist in a two-stage evaluation process (pre-proposals and full proposals).Pre-proposals must be submitted by 23 November 2018.The results of the first phase (pre-proposals) will be communicated in March 2019. Full proposals may be submitted by invitation only by 17 May 2019 at the latest. The results of the second phase (full proposals) will be communicated in November 2019.

Further information can be found on our website and in the call document.