EU

Bilateral

Contact:

1. Field of cooperation

"Advanced biofuels and alternative renewable fuels"

Program Officer

"Technologies for first responders"

Program Officer

"Advanced Materials for Power Electronics"

Program Officer

"Development of New Materials for the Substitution of Critical Metals" (concluded in 2016)

Program Officer

"Material science to realize low-carbon society" (concluded in 2014)

Program Officer

2. Funding Agency of EU Side

"Disaster Risk Management"

European Commission Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (EC DG HOME)

"Material science to realize low-carbon society" "Development of New Materials for the Substitution of Critical Metals" "Advanced Materials for Power Electronics"

European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (EC DG RTD)

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshops
Month/YearPlaceDescription
Nov 2011 Tokyo Japan-EU Workshop on "Substitution of Critical Raw Materials"
Aug 2010 Washington D.C Japan-EU Workshop on "Superconductivity"

5. Currently in Cooperation

Advanced Biofuels and Alternative Renewable Fuels

Period:FY2021 - FY2023

Advanced Biofuels and Alternative Renewable Fuels
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
Selective CO₂ conversion in renewable methanol through innovative heterogeneous catalyst systems optimized for advanced hydrogenation technologies (LAURELIN) TAGO Teruoki, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Spain) Rey García Fernando, Professor, Instituto de Tecnología Química (ITQ UPV-CSIC)
Air Carbon Recycling for Aviation Fuel Technology (4AirCRAFT) TADANAGA Kiyoharu, Professor, Hokkaido University (Spain) Vanesa Gil, Senior Researcher, Foundation for the Development of New Hydrogen Technologies in Aragon
Novel routes and catalysts for synthesis of ammonia as alternative renewable fuel (ORACLE) MARUYAMA Jun, Senior Researcher, Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (Denmark) Emil Dražević, Assistant Professor, Aarhus University

Evaluators

Technologies for first responders

Period:FY2019~FY2022 ※Support period has extended from (FY2019-FY2021) to incorporate COVID-19 response

Technologies for first responders
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
Coordinated Use of miniaturized Robotic equipment and advanced Sensors for search and rescue OpeRations (CURSOR) TADOKORO Satoshi, Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University (Germany) Klaus-Dieter BUTTGEN, Head, Research Division, THW(Federal Agency of Technical Relief)
First responder Advanced technologies for Safe and efficient Emergency Response (FASTER) Yuri Adrian TIJERINO, Professor, School & Graduate School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University (Greece) Petros DARAS, Researcher, Information Technologies Institute, Center for Research and Technology Hellas

Evaluators

Power Electronics

Period:FY2016 - FY2020

Power Electronics
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
InRel-Npower: Innovative Reliable Nitride based Power Devices and Applications MIYAKE Hideto, Professor, Graduate School of Regional Innovation Studies, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MIE University (Italy) Gaudenzio Meneghesso, Professor, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova

Evaluators

6. Finished Projects

Development of New Materials for the Substitution of Critical Metals

Period:FY2013 - FY2016

Development of New Materials for the Substitution of Critical Metals
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
NOVACAM: Novel cheap and Abundant Materials for catalytic biomass conversion UEDA Wataru, Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Kanagawa University (the Netherlands) Emiel Hensen, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology
HARFIR: Heusler Alloy Replacement For Iridium TAKANASHI Koki, Professor and Deputy Director, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University (UK) HIROHATA Atsufumi, Reader, Department of Electronics, The University of York
IRENA: Indium replacement by single-walled carbon nanotube thin films MARUYAMA Shigeo, Professor, School of Engineering The University of Tokyo (Finland) Esko I. Kauppinen, Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science

Evaluators

Superconductivity

Period:FY2011 - FY2014

Superconductivity
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
Light Element Molecular Superconductivity: An Interdisciplinary Approach (LEMSUPER) IWASA Yoshihiro, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (UK) Kosmas Prassides, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
SUPER-IRON SHIMOYAMA Jun-ichi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (Italy) Marina Putti, Associate Professor, CNR-SPIN, National Research Council
Establishing the Basic Science and Technology for Iron-based Superconducting Electronics Applications (IRON-SEA) IKUTA Hiroshi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University (Germany) IIDA Kazumasa, Senior Research Scientist, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden

Evaluators