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Overview of the Evaluation

1. Objectives and the Research fields

The objective of this program is to strengthen the research collaboration between EU and Japan in the field of “Substitution of critical raw materials” and “Power Electronics”, aiming to create top-level scientific results and innovative technologies. These research fields are set to facilitate the participation of Japanese researchers in HORIZON2020, which will provide momentum to realize sustainable growth in society through science and technology.

2. Prospective Applicants

Researchers, regardless of the nationality, working at universities, research institutes or companies in Japan.

3. Period of Research

36-42 months

4. Amount of Funding

Up to 60 million yen (including overhead costs) from JST to the Japanese researchers per project, over the entire research period.

5. Evaluation Process

JST and EC DG RTD conducted the evaluation independently. JST evaluated the proposals with the support of expert reviewers assigned by JST. The evaluation was based on the criteria described in 6. JST adopted the project recommended both by JST and EC DG RTD.

6. Evaluation Criteria

(1) Conformity with program aims

(2) Appropriateness of plans

JST, an integrated organization of science and technology in Japan, establishes an infrastructure for the entire process from the creation of knowledge to the return to the society. For more information, visit http://www.jst.go.jp/EN/