According to the opinion of the Rapporteur of the Advisory Group on Research Interfaces of the Research Office of the University of São Paulo, referring to the Five-Year Report from 2012 to 2017, “Nupens performed well in the period. Many important scientific publications, numerous national and international partnerships with academic, governmental and international organizations; expressive fundraising in the country and abroad; a great attraction for postdocs and training of people and an action with a strong impact on public policies, bringing research to society in various ways. ”

The core operating time is guaranteed for another five years, until 2022.