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Funding for Meetings

International Scientific Meetings in Japan

To advance international scientific cooperation, this program funds the convening of international scientific meetings in Japan. The objective is to promote interaction and information exchange among researchers from various countries with the aim to elevate the level of research in a field in both Japan and the broader scientific community.

Call for FY2012 (NOW CLOSED)

(world wide)
Approximately 20 meetings
Duration of Conference The conference should be held between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013
Application Method: Complete the e-application process on the JSPS Tokyo website.
For details, please refer to http://www-shinsei.jsps.go.jp/ (only the Japanese version is available)
Application Period: 25 April 2011 - 6 May 2011
Total amount of
project funding
Up to ¥2,000,000
Coverage of
Project Funding
1) Travel costs of the invited foreign researchers
2) Venue hire
Link to JSPS
Tokyo Website
http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-meeting/index.html (English)
http://www.jsps.go.jp/j-meeting/index.html (Japanese)

For more detailed information about the application process, please click here

ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the European Science Foundation (ESF) have been carrying out the “ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers” since 2003.

These conferences provide young European and Japanese researchers with opportunities to receive lectures from and engage in discussions with leading international experts in the subject field. They also allow the participants to sharpen their perception of future prospects for advances in the field, while building peer networks.

For more details please take a look at the ESF website

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