Collaboration Hubs for International Research Program [CHIRP]


Contact:ASEAN / India:

1. Field of Cooperation

ASEAN Countries: Environment/Energy, Bioresources, Disaster prevention
India: Information and Communications Technology

Program Officer

China : Environmental and Energy

Program Officer

This program promotes Japan's identifiable and continuous support to the long-term collaboration in developing International Joint-Research Hubs together with ASEAN countries, India and China for the purpose of cooperative open-innovation between the stationed Japanese researcher and the local researchers, which is accessible to industries and aims to provide direct solutions to locally and globally shared challenges.

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshops
Feb 2020 Tokyo [China] Annual result report and next year's plan conference
Jan 2020 Shanghai [China] Japan-China Energy-Environmental CORE Symposium
May 2019 Nagoya [China] Startup Open-symposium
May 2019 Hyderabad [India] Japan-India Mid-term Joint Workshop
Jan 2018 Mumbai [India] Japan-India Annual Academic Workshop 2018
Jan 2017 New Delhi [India] Kick-off Seminar
Jan 2016 Hyderabad [India] JAPAN-INDIA Joint-Workshop
Dec 2015 Kyoto [ASEAN] 1st JASTP Symposium

4. Calls for Proposals

Calls for Proposals
Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
Jan 2018 China Detail
Mar 2016 India Detail
Jan 2016 ASEAN Countries / India Detail

5. Currently in Cooperation

Japan-China Energy-Environmental CORE:Japan-China E2C

Period:FY2019 - FY2023

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in China
Japan-China Energy-Environmental CORE:Japan-China E2C SASOU Akihiro, Vice-President, Nagoya University
(~2021.3 WATANABE Yoshihito, Senior Presidential Adviser, Nagoya University)
Dan Wu, Former Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China Collaboration Projects

①, ⑤-⑩Period:FY2019 - FY2021
②-④Period:FY2019~FY2022 ※Support period has extended from (FY2019-FY2021) to incorporate COVID-19 response

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in China
①Development of environmental catalysis using two-dimensional nanosheet IDA Shintaro, Professor, Kumamoto University Lingxia Zhang, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
②Research on adsorption-catalysis-nonthermal plasma for VOCs removal at low temperature EINAGA Hisahiro, Professor, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University Research Center for Synchrotron Light Applications Wang Lian, Chinese Academy of Science
③Development of Solid State Lithium-sulfur Battery using a New Inorganic/Organic Composite Electrolyte Membrane for Industrialization KANEMURA Kiyoshi, Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University Yongcheng Jin, Professor, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
④Key technology for efficient CO2 capture and utilization KANSHA Yasuki, Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo Chunfeng Song, Associate Professor, Tianjin University
⑤Energy recovery and pathogen risk management in wastewater reclamation by anaerobic membrane bioreactors SANO Daisuke, Associate Professor, Tohoku University Chen Rong, Professor, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology
⑥CO2 conversion into valuable resource by nanostructured field effect MIYAUCHI Masahiro, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology LIU Min, Professor, Central South University
⑦Development of durable ion conductive membranes designed for high performance fuel cells MIYATAKE Kenji, Professor, University of Yamanashi Wang Shuanjin, Professor, Sun Yat-sen University
⑧High Efficiency Thermoelectric Generator Technology for Utilization of LNG Cold Energy Chul-Ho Lee, Gp leader, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
(~2021.3 YAMAMOTO Atsushi, Gp leader, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Miao Lei, Professor, Guangxi University
⑨Development of Anode Materials of Alkali Ion Battery by Structure Control on the Interface of the Metal -Composite Nanomaterials Shen Ye, Professor, Tohoku University Wang Limin, Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry
⑩Ecological impacts of ozone pollution: monitoring, assessment and mitigation WATANABE Makoto, Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Qu Laiye, Associate Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Period:FY2016 - FY2021 [phaseⅠ]

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in India
Architecting Intelligent Dependable Cyber Physical System Targeting IoT and Mobile Big Data Analysis FUJITA Masahiro, Professor, Systems Design Lab., The University of Tokyo Virendra Singh, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Data Science-based Farming Support System for Sustainable Crop Production under Climatic Change NINOMIYA Seishi, Project Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science, The University of Tokyo Uday Desai, Professor Emeritus, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Security in the Internet of Things Space OKAMURA Koji, Professor & Director of Cybersecurity Center, Kyushu University
website :
Sanjiva Prasad, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


ASEAN Countries

Period:FY2015 - FY2020 [phaseⅠ]

Period:FY2020 - FY2024 [phaseⅡ]

ASEAN Countries
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in ASEAN Countries
Japan-ASEAN Science and Technology Innovation Platform: Promotion of Sustainable Development Research KONO Yasuyuki, Professor, Vice president, Kyoto University
website : JASTIP
(Thailand) Thaweesak Koanantakool, President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
(Indonesia) Bamgbang Subiyanto, Director, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
(Malaysia) Rubiyah Yusof, Dean, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)


6. Finished Projects