July 17, 2020: Call video presentation provided by the EC was uploaded.
（Last update: July 17, 2020）
The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), through its Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP), will support Japanese researchers who participate in the Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy call under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program.
Advanced biofuels and alternative renewable fuels
Corresponding call topic in Horizon 2020: LC-SC3-RES-25-2020: "International cooperation with Japan for Research and Innovation on advanced biofuels and alternative renewable fuels," under the call Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy:
For an introduction of the call and the research areas it covers, see the below video presentation provided by the EC:
(External link created by EURAXESS Japan, as of July 13, 2020)
■Support Offered by JST
JST is planning to support Japanese researchers who participate in the above Horizon 2020 call topic. The total amount of funding available on the Japanese side for each funded project is anticipated to amount to approximately 50 million JPY of which 30% of awarded funding must cover indirect costs. More details are available in "Documents for Application" below (only in Japanese).
JST supports a maximum of 3 projects in this call.
Researchers based in Japanese universities, research institutions and equivalent organizations are eligible to apply for funding to the call LC-SC3-RES-25-2020. Each of EU-Japan consortium must include as beneficiary at least one legal entity established in Japan.
More details about applicant eligibility for Japanese researchers are available in "Documents for Application" below.
Applicants who seek research funding from JST in a EU-Japan consortium must submit an application to JST through the e-Rad system separately from the proposal submitted by the EU-side within Horizon 2020. More details of the application procedure are available in the "Documents for Application" below.
■Period of the Call for Proposals (via e-Rad)
Deadline: Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 17:00 (Japan time)
For the deadline of the corresponding call LC-SC3-RES-25-2020 under HORIZON 2020, see this webpage.
Applicants on the Japanese side are advised to communicate with their respective EU-side consortium leaders for completing all the necessary registration procedures for applying to the corresponding HORIZON 2020 call for proposals in advance. For more details of the HORIZON 2020 application procedure, contact the National Contact Point Japan.
■Documents for Application (in Japanese)
|Guidance for Applicants||PDF(2.1MB)|
■Conditions of Selection
Funding by JST will be awarded to proposals which are successfully selected in a process jointly undertaken by Japan and the EU.
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Department of International Affairs
Mr. Yuta KAWASHIMA, Mr. Oscar A. Rudenstam
E-mail: jointeu(at)jst.go.jp (replace (at) by @)
(Email is preferable if not urgent.)