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Fiscal Year 2018 Call for Research Proposals for the Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST, PRESTO, ACT-I)

 In FY2018, research proposals are invited for 12 CREST Research Areas, 12 PRESTO Research Areas and 1 ACT-I Research Areaダウンロード.

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Application deadlines
PRESTO/ACT-I: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Japan time
CREST: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Japan time
Notification of document screening results: Middle of July - Early in August
Interview period: Late in July - Middle in August
Research begins: October, 2018 or After

 【Important】
 ■If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of this website says and Japanese language version says, then the Japanese language version shall take precedence.
 ■Please submit your Research Proposal via e-Rad. No proposal for which the application procedure has not been completed via e-Rad by the deadline is subject to examination for any reason.
  Since e-Rad system has not fully supported the application in English, it is recommended that Japanese associates apply on behalf of those who are not used to handling paperwork in Japanese.
 ■The research project applicant must complete the educational program for research integrity as a prerequisite for application. Note that if completion of the program cannot be confirmed, the application will be disqualified for failing to meet the requirements.
  Please refer to here for further information.

Invitation for Japanese-French joint research proposals for two CREST Research Areas

 Invitation for Japanese-French joint research proposals for two CREST Research Areas in ANR was closed on April 16.
 Deadline for submission of Research Proposal to JST is Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Japan time. Please submit Common Application Form and Research Proposal Overview via e-Rad. Research Proposal Overview must be written in Japanese.
 (Caution) Please upload Common Application Form to "application details file" and Research Proposal Overview to "Reference data" in e-Rad.
 For further information, please refer to here.

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CONTENTS Important Using the Electronic system for Research and Development (e-Rad).

Please submit your Research Proposal, using e-Rad.
Note: Since e-Rad system has not yet supported the application in English, it is recommended that Japanese associates apply on behalf of those who are not used to handling paperwork in Japanese.


Information on calls for proposals is posted on this web page.
The part of the information is also announced via JST's e-mail magazine and JST CREST/PRESTO/ACT-I's Twitter account(only in Japanese).
For registration of the e-mail magazine, please see the link.