• 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

  • A Path to New Nanofluidic Devices Applying Spintronics Technology

    July 02, 2020

    A Path to New Nanofluidic Devices Applying Spintronics Technology
    Researchers in the ERATO Saitoh Spin Quantum Rectification Project in the JST Strategic Basic Research Programs have elucidated the mechanism of the hydrodynamic power generation using spin currents in micrometer-scale channels, finding that power generation efficiency improves drastically as the size of the flow is made smaller. …
  • Accurate thermal-welding of resins for high-quality products

    June 29, 2020

    Accurate thermal-welding of resins for high-quality products
    JST announced the result of the development project “a precision joining device with heat sink laser welding” by Adaptable and Seamless Technology Transfer Program through Target-driven R & D (A-STEP) enterprise-led phase NexTEP-A type as successful. …
  • NASA’s TESS, Spitzer Missions Discover a World Orbiting a Unique Young Star

    June 29, 2020

    NASA’s TESS, Spitzer Missions Discover a World Orbiting a Unique Young Star
    For more than a decade, astronomers have searched for planets orbiting AU Microscopii, a nearby star still surrounded by a disk of debris left over from its formation. Now scientists using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope report the discovery of a planet about as large as Neptune that circles the young star in just over a week. …

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. Office established 1984.

    • Paris Office
    • Paris Office

    WEB Site

  • Beijing Office

    The Beijing office communicates with Chinese government agencies in the coordination of international joint research proposals, and supports activities such as the Japan-China University Fair & Forum. We run the website “Objective Japan”, providing information about Japan in Chinese language, and cooperate to hold the China-Japan Science and Technology Forum. We are also working to enhance JST's presence by participating in local government events. Office established 2002.

    • 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, scientists and researchers in the United States, as well as to study and analyze local STI policies and R&D trends. We also support various scientific collaborative arrangements with other countries in the Americas. Our office plays a key role when the JST president and contingent visit the US for important events such as the AAAS annual meeting. Office established 2004.

    • 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. Office established 2009.

    • Singapore Office
    • Singapore Office

    WEB Site