Application Requirements

We are waiting for the challenge of young researchers working ambitiously on researches, looking at the next generation.

Awards and Grants

Recognition of researchers who are making remarkable achievements based on exchange research at research institutes such as universities and national & public research institutions.
* Acceptance of applications for research achievement awards for FY2018 has been closed.

We will subsidize research expenses of foreign researchers accepted by or Japanese researchers dispatched overseas by research institutes such as universities or national & public research institutes in Japan for the purpose of research exchange, or research expenses of international students both at home and abroad engaged in research activities expected to develop into exchange research and collaborative research in the future.
In addition, Japanese researchers dispatched abroad can apply for an additional overseas special encouragement grant.
* Acceptance of applications for exchange research grants for FY2018 has been closed.

We will subsidize overseas travel expenses, registration fees etc. for domestic and international researchers participating in international symposiums, international conferences and international collaborative researches conducted both inside and outside the country.
* Acceptance of applications for international exchange grants for FY2018 has been closed.

We will subsidize travel expenses, transportation expenses etc. of researchers (including students) in research institutes such as private enterprises, universities, national & public research institutes in Japan under collaborative exchanges of industry, academia and government sectors.
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Qualification Requirements

  1. one who belongs to a university or a public research institution
  2. one who is a domestic or overseas graduate student or young researcher
  3. one who can obtain recommendation from the head of department at the time of entry

Targeted Technical Fields in FY2018

  1. "Integrated Electronics" and "Information System Application"
  2. Optoelectronics
  3. "Advanced Devices" and "Materials and Systems"
  4. "Energy" and "Environmental Electronics"
  5. "Biotechnology" and "Medical Electronics"

Application Method

A person, who makes a recommendation of a researcher, should visit the page for the application procedure of each type of grant, download the candidate nomination form, fill out the form, sign it and mail it to our foundation. Also, the researcher, him or herself, should visit the same page, download the grant application form, fill out the form, sign it and mail to our foundation at the same time. Application will be accepted upon arrival of candidate nomination form.

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