Call for JSPS Bilateral Joint Research Projects/Seminars

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has announced two funding calls for bilateral joint research projects/seminars.

<Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’ Counterpart Funding Institutions>

This scheme is based on an agreement with the Royal Society.

Duration of Project: 2 years

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

Royal Society: Up to GBP 12,000 in total

*Starting date: 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022 for the Japanese side and from 18 March 2020 to 2022 for the UK side. 

Application Period:
JSPS Tokyo: Wednesday 21st August to Wednesday 4th September, 2019, Japan time. 
Applications should be sent centrally by the institution in Japan to JSPS Tokyo. JSPS Tokyo does not accept applications from individual researchers and please note that the applicant's affiliated institution may set an earlier, internal deadline to collect and check the format of these applications before forwarding to JSPS Tokyo. Under no circumstances will JSPS Tokyo accept a late application.
Royal Society: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 25th September, 2019, 15:00 UK time

For more information please go to the following web link: 
http://www.jsps.org/bilateral_research_fundin/2018/02/type-a-bilatera-a136.html

<Type B: Open Partnership Joint Projects/Seminars>

Under this scheme JSPS has no formal agreement with another funding body. The Japan based group can receive support from JSPS and the counterpart group in another country should seek support for their involvement from a funding body recognized by JSPS. 

Duration Supported:
Joint Projects - up to 2 years 
*Start date must be during the period of 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Joint Seminars - up to 1 week 
*Seminars must be held during the period of 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Level of funding:
Joint Projects - Up to JPY 2,000,000 per fiscal year (Up to JPY 4,000,000 in total)

Joint Seminars - Up to JPY 2,000,000

Application Period: 
JSPS Tokyo: Wednesday 21st August to Wednesday 4h September 2019, Japan time. 
Applications should be sent centrally by the institution in Japan to JSPS Tokyo. JSPS Tokyo does not accept applications from individual researchers and please note that the applicant's affiliated institution may set an earlier, internal deadline to collect and check the format of these applications before forwarding to JSPS Tokyo. Under no circumstances will JSPS Tokyo accept a late application.

For more information please go to the following web link: 
http://www.jsps.org/bilateral_research_fundin/2018/02/type-b-open-partnership-joint-projectsseminars.html

Japan
Disciplines: 
Earth Sciences
Social sciences
Humanities
Length of contract: 
1-2 years