Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP) Information on Japan-EU Joint call (Horizon 2020 open call)

(Last update: 7 May, 2020)

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), through its Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP), will support Japanese applicants who participate in the Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy call under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program.

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■Research Field

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:

URL:https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/lc-sc3-res-25-2020

■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 at maximum 3 projects in this call.

■Applicant Eligibility

Researchers based in Japanese universities, research institutions and equivalent organizations are eligible to apply for funding in this call. More details are available in "Documents for Application" below.
Each of EU-Japan consortium must include at least one legal entity established in Japan.

■Application Procedures

Applicants who seek research funding from JST in a EU-Japan consortium must submit a proposal to JST through 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.

HORIZON 2020:LC-SC3-RES-25-2020

■Period of the Call for Proposals (via e-Rad)

Deadline: Tuesday 1st September 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 consortium leaders for completing all the registration procedures necessary for application 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)

DocumentLink
Call Guideline PDF(320KB)
Guidance for Applicants PDF(2.1MB)
e-Rad Instruction PDF(2.2MB)
Application Form Word(102KB)

■Condition of Selection

Funding by JST will be awarded to proposals which are successfully selected in a process jointly undertaken by Japan and the EU.

■Enquiries

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 @ before sending)
TEL: +81-(0)3-5214-7375
(Email is preferable if not urgent.)