Research Complex program supports the construction of a mechanism producing continuous scientific and technological innovations in the regions where universities, research institutes and companies are strategically integrated. This program has started in 2015, and JST will support it for up to 5 years.
An outline of the program is as follows:
JST will provide support activity for five tools that prompt growth and development of the Research Complex,
University / Public research institute / Foundation with which the prefecture or ordinance-designated city participates for its operation and establishment.
The adopted corporation and JST will sign a consignment contract, and they will promote the program.
Five years, in principle (from the date of signing the contract to March 2020)
Maximum 700 million Japanese yen/site annually.
|No.||Name of Research Complex||local government||Name of core organization|
|1||Compass to Healthy Life Research Complex Program||Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture||National Research Institute RIKEN|
|2||Wellbeing Research Campus:Creating new values through technological and social innovation||Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City, Ota City||Keio University|
|3||Global Research-Complex to create “meta-comfort” smart society by i-Brain x ICT.||Kyoto Prefecture||Public Foundation of Kansai Research Institute|