JSPS 80th Anniversary

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1932 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science was founded as an incorporated foundation.
1960 Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan started.
1963 Bilateral Programs started with the USA.
1965 African Region Research Station (the predecessor of Nairobi Research Station) opened.
1967 JSPS's legal status changed to that of a special corporation
1971 International Collaboration Programs started with the UK.
1973 International Collaboration Programs started with Germany.
1974 International Collaboration Programs started with France.
1976 International Collaboration Programs started with other Asian countries.
1978 Core University Program started.
1982 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad started.
1984 Cairo Research Station opened.
1985 International Medical Collaboration Programs started with China.
1988 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers started.
1989 Bangkok Office opened.
1990 Washington Office opened.
1991 International Collaboration Programs started with South Korea.
Bonn Office opened.
1993 International Collaboration Programs for Natural Sciences started with India.
1994 Prioritized Research International Cooperation Program started
London Office opened.
1995 JSPS Fellows Plaza was established.
1997 International Collaboration Programs started the EU.
1998 International Collaboration Programs started with Australia.
2000 JSPS Award for Eminent Scientists started.
2001 Stockholm Office opened.
Frontier Science Symposium started.
2002 21 Century COE (Centre of Excellence) Program started.
2003 JSPS's legal status changed to that of an incorporated administrative agency.
Core-to-Core Program started.
JSPS Summer Program started.
2005 Strategic Fund for Establishing International Headquarters in Universities started.
Commencement of Asian Core Program started.
Asia Africa Science Platform Program started.
2006 Strategic Program for Building an Asian Science and Technology Community started.
2007 Global COE (Centre of Excellence) Program started.
World Premier International Research Centre Initiative started.
JSPS International Training Program started.
Beijing Office opened.
2009 Bottom-Up JSPS International Joint Research Program started.
Travel Grant Attending Lindau Meetings started.
Project for Establishing University Network for Internationalization (Global 30) started.
Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology started.
Young Researcher Overseas Visit Programs started.
2010 Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Vitalizing Brain Circulation started.
2011 Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation started.
2011 Re-Inventing Japan Project started.
2012 JSPS 80th Anniversary
New Core to Core Program started.
Project for Promotion of Global Human Resource Development started.

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