The Program

The mobility  program proposed  here aims to launch  the seeds of  what  could revolutionize  the R&D system, the  Brazilian students  and researchers  exposed to an  environment of  high  competitiveness and  entrepreneurship.

Characteristics Excellence - the best  students and researchers  will undertake research  in the best and most  relevant Universities  around the World.

Industrial interest -  the program is already  focused in areas of   strong industrial interest  (see Topics and areas of   interest). Such focus on  industrial interest will  ensure that award-holders will have strong  chances of  employment  both in industry and in  academia. CAPES and CNPq will  consider proposals aimed  at speci¿c themes  included in the program  which may be of  special  interest for the partner. 

Open or clustered  approach - either an  open or clustered  approach of  partnership  is possible. Schemes to  target speci¿c areas  within key institutions  around the world are  welcomed and may help  setting up genuine and  competitive research  teams.

Institutional links -  The clustering approach  will also lead to the  establishment of  solid  academic links between  key institutions. Implementation  following rigid  standard