Funding Opportunities


Latest Calls Category: Multilateral

FY2019 EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

25 July 2018

Multilateral

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by 16:00, Thursday 23rd August 2018, for participation of UK groups in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the area of advanced functional materials. 

The EPSRC will contribute up to £2M for the call as matching funding to that provided by JSPS. Applicants will be informed by the EPSRC of the outcome of their expression of interest during the week of 10th September 2018 and those invited to submit a full application to the EPSRC should do so by 16:00, 25th October 2018.

The EPSRC will fund approximately two collaborations depending on success in the peer review process that will be managed thereafter by JSPS. Funds should be used over a 5 year period for joint research projects, seminars and researcher exchanges with the aim to create world-class research hubs centred around the UK, Japan and at least one other country. Groups in all countries involved must successfully secure funds for the project to go ahead. JSPS will confirm this in February 2019 and successful projects are to start from April 2019.

For more information about the EPSRC application procedure please read the application guidance notes here

For more information about the JSPS application procedure, please go to the following web link: http://www.jsps.org/multilateral/2018/02/core-to-core-programme.html






FY2018 EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

20 July 2017

Multilateral

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by Monday 14th August 2017, for participation of UK groups in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the area of advanced functional materials. 

The EPSRC will contribute up to £2M for the call as matching funding to that provided by JSPS, funding approximately two collaborations depending on success in the peer review process that will be managed by JSPS. Funds should be used over a 5 year period starting from April 2018 for joint research projects, seminars and researcher exchanges with the aim to create world-class research hubs centred around the UK, Japan and at least one other country.

For more information please go to: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/coretocorecollab2017/






FY2018 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects

10 July 2017

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo 
Duration of Project: April 2018 - March 2023 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: Wed 6 September 2017 - Wed 4 October 2017

Application Procedure






FY2018 Call for Open Research Area for the social sciences

15 June 2017

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: Starting date is expected between October 2018 to March 2019. *The exact starting date will be decided through a discussion among the research leaders from each country.
Application Period: 4 December 2017 - 31 January 2018 (for the Japanese side)

Application Procedure






EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

02 August 2016

Multilateral

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by 23 August 2016, for participation in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the areas of advanced materials. 

Matching funds worth up to 18 million Japanese Yen (approx. £130,000) per year are available from the EPSRC for up to 5 years starting from April 2017 for joint research projects, seminars and researcher exchanges with the aim to create world-class research hubs centred around the UK, Japan and at least one other country.

For more information please go to: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/coretocorecollab/






FY2017 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects

08 July 2016

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo 
Duration of Project: April 2017 - March 2022 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: 8 September 2016 - 6 October 2016
Application Procedure






FY2016 Call for Programme for Advancing Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers

09 March 2016

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: FY2016 – FY2018 (Max. 1 – 3 years)
Application Period: 9 – 11 May 2016

Application Procedure






FY2016 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects

17 July 2015

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: April 2016 - March 2021 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: 4 September 2015 - 6 October 2015

Application Procedure






FY2015 Call for Strategic International Networks Programme

30 April 2015

Multilateral

The full title of this programme is:

Programme for Advancing Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers 

Applications should be made to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: FY2015 to FY2017 (max. 3 years)
Application Period: 11 to 13 May 2015

Application Procedure






FY2015 Call for Open Research Area for the social sciences

16 October 2014

Multilateral

Applications to JSPS Tokyo for the Japanese side  
Duration of Project: 2-3 years from the beginning of the starting date (between January to March 2016)
Application Period: 8 December 2014 - 15 January 2015 (for the Japanese side)

For more detailed information