About KI-Brazil Collaboration
Karolinska Institutet has been collaborating with universities and institutions in Brazil for the last decade.
The majority of the activities with Brazilian collaborators takes place between researchers. Most of the activities are in the fields of odontology, neuroscience, immunology and psychiatry.
KI has agreements at different levels with different institutes in Brazil, but the majority of the activities with Brazilian collaborators takes place between researchers and are not centrally regulated. There are a few exceptions, where collaborative agreements, projects and activities are initiated and supported centrally.
KI has signed Memoranda of Understanding with the following universities and research foundations:
- Universidade de Sao Paulo
- Universidad De Estado De Rio de Janeiro
- São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
An operative steering group's is leading the work and its focus is on stimulate and deepen new and on-going collaborations. The members of KI's steering group are:
Martin Schalling (Academic coordinator for Brazil)