The main objective of this call is to foster and strengthen the mutual cooperation of Brazilian and European R&I actors through the support of bilateral networks on the priority areas indicated in below by providing a Grant for the implementation of mutual bilateral visits and workshops. The Call addresses a more focused and sustainable cooperation among BR and EU actors by selecting 5 bilateral R&I cooperation networks (with members from both Brazil and Europe), either existing or newly formed, which will have the following features and aims:
- Involvement of BR and EU R&I actors/institutions wishing to engage in mutual cooperation activities and willing to coordinate the implementation of their R&I agendas, objectives and priorities. Assistance in defining common R&I agendas and priorities, as well as possibilities of pooling resources for the implementation of joint R&I activities.
- Facilitation of the creation of new partnerships between R&I actors in the priority areas of mutual interests.
- Promotion of BR R&I actors integration in the European programmes and of European R&I actors in Brazilian programmes;