• Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is an integrated organization of science and technology in our country that establishes an infrastructure for the entire process from the creation of knowledge to the return to the society.
    Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is an integrated organization of science and technology in our country that establishes an infrastructure for the entire process from the creation of knowledge to the return to the society.

News

  • JST Math Open Problem Workshop

    January 13, 2022

    JST Math Open Problem Workshop
    There are several mathematical research areas in the CREST and PRESTO programs of JST, and researchers in various specialized areas, such as pure and applied mathematics, have engaged in their research. PRESTO researchers have had few chances to involve in the research subjects of CREST, and CREST researchers have had limited opportunities …
  • Parallel Sessions Held at the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2021

    January 12, 2022

    Parallel Sessions Held at the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2021
    The 7th Science Forum South Africa (SFSA2021) took place in Pretoria from December 1 to 3, 2021, hosted by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Republic of South Africa. JST held two webinars, and Dr. Miyoko O. Watanabe, Executive Director at JST, was invited to speak in a panel session on scientific advisory. …
  • STI for Global Challenges: International Research Collaboration Against the COVID-19 Crisis

    January 11, 2022

    STI for Global Challenges: International Research Collaboration Against the COVID-19 Crisis
    JST held an online seminar “STI for Global Challenges: International Research Collaboration Against the COVID-19 Crisis” on December 15, 2021, aiming to stimulate multiregional and interdisciplinary collaboration in the fight against COVID-19. The event was associated with the 13th Summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM13) on November 25 and 26 …
  • JST Connect

    January 24, 2022/January 27, 2022

    JST Connect
    The JST-Mirai Program: Innovative R&D for the future (Part III on 1/24, Part IV on 1/27)
    We will introduce six projects from the JST-Mirai Program scaled up from feasibility studies to full R&D projects through stage-gate evaluation.
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April 27,2021 Application requirements for researcher positions (full time) at Miraikan Open until the position is filled

Overseas Branch Offices

The JST overseas offices are strategically located to capture the latest science and technology trends in their respective regions, actively promote the global activities of JST-funded Japanese researchers and leverage global networks to enhance and internationalize Japan's S&T.

  • Paris Office

    We are JST's first-established overseas office, responsible for a wide range of countries within Europe and Africa. We negotiate and coordinate with relevant organizations and support the growth of JST's European operations, where science cooperation is often multi-layered and complex. We also play a vital role in transmitting local information back to JST headquarters, and are actively expanding our network of related organizations in order to improve Japan's S&T presence in Europe.

    • Paris Office
    • Paris Office

    WEB Site

  • Beijing Office

    The Beijing office communicates with Chinese government agencies in the coordination of international joint research programs, and supports activities such as the Japan-China University Fair & Forum and "Japan Window" - a website and public social media account providing information about Japan in Chinese language. We cooperate to hold the China-Japan Science and Technology Forum, and work to enhance JST's presence by participating in central and local government events.

    • Beijing Office
    • Beijing Office

    WEB Site

  • Washington D.C. Office

    At the Washington, DC Office our mission is to strengthen scientific cooperation between JST and our counterpart organizations, between JST and local scientists and researchers, as well as to study and analyze STI policies and R&D trends in the US. The office has also helped support various scientific collaborative arrangements with other countries in the Americas.

    • Washington D.C. Office
    • Washington D.C. Office

    WEB Site

  • Singapore Office

    South and Southeast Asia, home to more than 2 billion people, have achieved remarkable growth in recent years. Located among areas of diverse culture and history, the Singapore office strives to connect Japanese universities, research institutes and companies with these areas for the promotion of JST's operations in Asia. We are actively promoting student exchange program Sakura Science in addition to collaborative research programs offered by JST including e-ASIA, SATREPS, and CHIRP.

    • Singapore Office
    • Singapore Office

    WEB Site

  • India Liaison Office

    The India Liaison Office supports JST's Japan-India Collaboration Hubs for International Research Program (CHIRP), the Sakura Science Plan, SATREPS and other international cooperation projects with India. We build scientific networks, expand JST's presence, and investigate local science and technology trends. We are working to become a nexus of exchange between universities, research institutes and companies in Japan and India/South Asia.

    • India Liaison Office
    • India Liaison Office

    WEB Site