Memorandum of Understanding between The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and The Inter American Network of Academies of Science, IANAS
The InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences, IANAS, whose aim is to supports scientific and technological development in the Americas by empowering Academies and increasing their inteactions, strengthening local science as a tool for promoting development, prosperity and equity in the Hemisphere;
The Sao Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, an agency that funds research through peer review processes aiming at the scientific and technological development of the State of São Paulo, Brazil
- Scientific cooperation is essential for the advancement of knowledge;
- Scientific cooperation contributes to the development of international connections among the countries in the Americas;
- Increasing the opportunities for scientific cooperation in the Americas, through solidarity and collaboration will be beneficial for the scientific, social and economic development of countries and regions of the Americas.
IANAS and FAPESP concur on the following: