STINT invests 4,4 MSEK in eight research projects within the programme Joint Brazilian-Swedish Research Collaboration for the time period 2020–2023.

STINT’s Brazilian partner Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) will fund the Brazilian participants at a corresponding level.

After review and assessment by our respective expert groups, CAPES and STINT have selected the following project for funding:


Swedish Applicant Partner in Brazil Project Title
Name Department University Name University
Daniel Brandell Chemistry – Ångström Uppsala University Luciano Tavares da Costa Universidade Federal Fluminense Ion Transport in Advanced Li-Battery Electrolytes
Göran Bolin Culture & Education Södertörn University Jairo Getulio Ferreira Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Mediatization: Empirical, epistemological and methodological inferences from media research in Brazil and Sweden
Joseph Carlson Oncology & Pathology Karolinska Institutet Jorge Estefano Santana de Souza Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Fighting Global Cancer: A Swedish-Brazilian partnership focused on research, education and innovation
Kristian Dreij Environmental Medicine Karolinska Institutet Silvia Regina Batistuzzo de Medeiros Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Improvement of Knowledge About Health Effects of Air Pollution Mixtures
Joao Duarte Experimental Medical Science Lund University Claudia Pinto Figueiredo Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Metabolic Derangements and Brain Metabolic Control Underlying Cognitive Decline
Anna Rostedt Punga Neuroscience Uppsala University Adriano Bretanha Lopes Tort Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Neural and Physiological Rhythms of Anxiety
Jan-Erik Rubensson Physics & Astronomy Uppsala University Kaline Rabelo Coutino Universidade de São Paolo Functioning Mechanisms of Nanosystems for Artificial Photosynthesis
Gulaim Seisenbaeva Molecular Sciences Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sidney Jose Lima Ribeiro Universidade Estadual Paulista Nanocellulose Based Materials for Environmental and Theranostic Applications