Pre-Announcement: The ASPIRE 2024 Call for Proposals

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Pre-Announcement: The ASPIRE 2024 Call for Proposals

December 22, 2023

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) will launch the ASPIRE 2024 Call for Proposals with the following structure.

Outline

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Joint Call with UK

  • Call theme: Japan-UK Engineering Biology for Discovery Research and Cross-Cutting Technologies
  • Research Fields: Biotechnology
  • Partner Countries and Regions: UK
  • Partner Funding Agency: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • Timeline: from January - March 2024 (tentative)
  • *BBSRC pre-announcement

Joint Call with US

  • Research Fields: Biotechnology
  • Partner Countries and Regions: US and other countries (tentative)
  • Timeline: Early spring 2024 (tentative)

Alignment Call 2024

  • Research fields: AI and information, biotechnology, energy, materials, quantum, semiconductors and telecommunications
  • Partner Countries and Regions: USA, EU, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Canada, Australia and Korea (planned)
  • Timeline: March - May 2024 (tentative)

*Under the Alignment Call scheme, proposals are welcomed from Japan-based researchers intending to conduct collaborative research with researchers from other advanced countries and regions in science and technology. To be eligible for this call, counterpart researchers need to be currently receiving or expecting to receive support for their research from eligible funding agencies or research institutions.
*The 2024 Call will be conducted in the same format as the 2023 Call.

Note

  • This is a pre-announcement and the information may change.
  • More information will be available on this page in due course.

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