The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Australian National University (ANU) signed a cooperation agreement to implement research cooperation between researchers from ANU and from the State of São Paulo through the funding of joint projects.
The agreement, signed in November 2014, is valid for five years and may be extended by mutual agreement. Fapesp and ANU will contribute equal funds from each side to fund selected projects. Fapesp has similar agreements with more than 120 institutions in 20 countries around the globe. In Australia, the Foundation has joint research projects and plans with the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) and Victoria University.