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Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’s Counterpart Institutions


Call for FY2018

Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’s Counterpart Institutions

- Based on an agreement with The Royal Society, JSPS will cover the costs of the Japanese team, and The Royal Society will cover the costs of the British team.   

- It is intended that JSPS and the Royal Society will fund the same joint research projects. 

- The counterpart British team leader is to submit an application to the Royal Society by 10 October 2017. Applications submitted by one side only will not be accepted. Japanese/British team leaders should therefore be sure that their counterpart submits a matching application.

*Please notice under the scheme, only Joint Research Projects are avialable, not Seminars.

Number of projects to be selected 5
Duration of Project

Starting date: 1 April 2018 for the Japanese side and up to and including 31 March 2018 to 2019 for the UK side. Project duration is fixed at 2 years.

Subject Area Natural Sciences
Application Method:

Japanese universities / research institutions must complete the e-application process on the JSPS website. For details, please refer to

http://www-shinsei.jsps.go.jp/topkokusai/top_kokusai.html

http://www.jsps.go.jp/j-bilat/semina/shinsei_bosyu.html (Japanese)

https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-bilat/data/01_proposals_30.pdf (English)

Application Period:

JSPS Tokyo: Wednesday 23rd August to Wednesday 6th September, 2017

*Please note that applications from the Japanese institution must be sent centrally. JSPS Tokyo does not accept an application from an individual researcher. A Japanese institution may set an earlier, internal deadline to collect and check the format of the application before submitting to JSPS Tokyo. Under no circumstances will JSPS Tokyo accept a late application. 

Royal Society: 10th October, 2017, 15:00 UK time 

Total amount of 
project funding

JSPS: Up to JPY 2,000,000 per fiscal year (Up to JPY 4,000,000 in total)

Royal Society: Up to GBP 12,000 in total

Coverage of 
Project Funding

JSPS will cover the expenses of the Japanese teams; mainly travel and accommodation costs.

1) International and domestic travel expenses 
2) Other expenses (Consumables, honoraria, material printing, communication, meeting expenses in Japan, etc.)

Link to JSPS 
Tokyo Website
http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-bilat/index.html (English) 
http://www.jsps.go.jp/j-bilat/semina/jrss.html (Japanese)
Link to the Royal Society Website https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/international-exchanges/