Under this arrangement, Brazilian post-doctoral grantees from the State Funding Agencies (FAPs), from the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) and from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) can undertake short or long term research visits, in Europe, and collaborate with ERC-funded teams, conducting frontier research across Europe.
The EU promotes international cooperation in science and technology through its Horizon 2020 framework programme.
This programme runs from 2014 to 2020 and has a budget of €80 billion.
Brazilian participants (individual researchers and/or institutions) can join projects in any area.
For 2014 to 2020, the EU has made €163 million available for regional cooperation with Latin America in higher education inside Erasmus .
The Excellent Science Pillar of Horizon 2020 offers dedicated programmes like Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions and The European Research Council (ERC) to support the best research talents irrespective of their nationality with fellowships and grants.
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EU-Brazil cooperation relations are based on the 1992 Framework Co-operation Agreement signed in June 1992 and ratified by the Brazilian Congress in May 1995.
Different funding schemes are being set up in different Brazilian states through the existing Research Foundations (FAPs) in each state to fund Brazilian participation in Horizon 2020 collaborative projects.
The first scheme was established by the Research Foundation of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP) in 2015.