Science without Borders is a programme that seeks to promote the consolidation, expansion and internationalization of science and technology, innovation and the brazilian competitiveness through exchange programmes and international mobility. The initiative is fruit of a joint effort of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) and the Ministry of Education (MEC), through their respective funding agencies and departments of Higher Education and Technological Education of MEC.
The project contemplates up to a hundred thousand scholarships in order to promote the exchange, so that undergraduate and graduate students can go on training courses abroad aiming at keeping in touch with competitive educational systems related to technology and innovation. Apart from that, it seeks to attract researchers from other countries who want to stay in Brazil or to establish partnership with brazilian researchers within the fields difined by the programme, as well as to give companies and their researchers the opportunity to have specialized training abroad.
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