1. Field of cooperation

"Optics and Photonics"

This call supports colloborative projects in the field of optics/photonics enabling international academic-industrial partnered research development through 4-member Japanese and German industry and academic research teams.

Program Officer

"Nanoelectronics" (concluded in 2014)

This program promotes joint research projects in the area of "nanoelectronics" including semiconductor nano-electronics, nanospintronics, molecular approaches for nanoelectronics, nanophotonics and so on.

Program Officer

2. Funding Agency of German Side

"Optics and Photonics"

Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshops
Nov 2011 Sendai Japan-Germany Progress Seminar "Spin and Quantum Information"

4. Calls for Proposals

Calls for Proposals
Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
June 2019 Optics and Photonics [Second Stage]
Sep 2017 Optics and Photonics [First Stage] Detail
Jun 2009 Nanoelectronics Detail

5. Currently in Cooperation

Optics and Photonics

Period:FY2018 - FY2021

Optics and Photonics
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Germany
Efficient Silicon Photonic Devices Using Advanced Electro-Optic Polymers
Shiyoshi YOKOYAMA, Professor, Kyushu University
  • [Academia] Kyushu University
  • [Industry] Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Christian KOOS, Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • [Academia] Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • [Industry] Vanguard Automation GmbH
Real-Time Fusion of Projection and Sensing by High-Speed Multispectral Units for Dynamic Interaction
Yoshihiro WATANABE, Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • [Academia] Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • [Industry] Tokyo Electron Device LTD.
  • [Academia] Fraunhofer Institute
  • [Industry] ViALUX GmbH
Development of Hyper-Resolution X-Ray Phase Imaging
Atsushi MOMOSE, Professor, Tohoku University
  • [Academia] Tohoku University
  • [Industry] Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
Jurgen MOHR, Head of X-ray optics group, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • [Academia]Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • [Industry] microworks GmbH

6. Finished Projects


Period:FY2010 - FY2014

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Germany
ASPIMATT: Advanced spintronic materials and transport phenomena Yasuo Ando, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University Claudia Felser, Professor, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University Mainz

Period:FY2009 - FY2014

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Germany
Topological Electronics Seigo Tarucha, Professor, Applied Physics, The Universty of Tokyo Laurens W.Molenkamp, Professor, Physik EP3, Universitat Wurzburg, Experimentelle

Period:FY2009 - FY2012

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Germany
Quantum computing in isotopically engineered diamond Junichi Isoya, Professor, Information and Media Studies, Graduate School of Library, University of Tsukuba Jelezko Fedor, Department of Physics and Mathematics, Universitat Stuttgart