• 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.
  • Science Agora
    Science Agora
  • Science Olympiad 2019 Ithaca, NY(May 31-June 1 JST Washington, D.C. Office)
    Science Olympiad 2019 Ithaca, NY(May 31-June 1 JST Washington, D.C. Office)

News

  • AIP Network Laboratory

    July 30, 2019

    Information on Japan (JST) - Germany (DFG) - France (ANR) Joint Research on Artificial Intelligence
    [Closing date] October 25, 2019 17:00 (Japan time, UTC+9)
    The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG, Germany) and The French National Research Agency (ANR, France), are jointly accepting proposals for trilateral collaborative research projects in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) .
  • Strategic International Collaborative Research Program – SICORP

    June 27, 2019

    Information on Japan (JST) - US (NSF) Joint Research 2019
    [Closing date] Japan-side:September 9, 2019 12:00 (Japan time, UTC+9) / US-side:September 6, 2019 17:00 (submitter's local time in US)
    The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and The US National Science Foundation (NSF), in order to promote international research interaction and exchange among researchers in Japan and US, are jointly accepting proposals for Japanese-US collaborative research projects.
  • Strategic International Collaborative Research Program – SICORP

    June 25, 2019

    Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP) Information on Japanese-German Joint Call 2019
    [Closing date] September 25, 2019 (10:00 German time / 17:00 Japanese time)
    The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), in order to promote international research interaction and exchange among researchers in Japan and Germany, are jointly accepting proposals for Japanese-German collaborative research projects in the field of "Optics and Photonics".

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