1. Field of Cooperation


Based on letters exchanged between JST and EC-DGR on September 2008 regarding support of JST for Japanese Principal Investigators who participate in a FP7 consortia of the calls for proposals of EC-DGR under the "Cooperation" block of the 7th Framework Program (FP7) as member, JST has established a new scheme for funding of Japanese-EU cooperative research exchange projects. "Environment" has been selected as the field of research for which the funding scheme will be applied to.

3. Related Workshops


4. Calls for Proposals

Related Workshops
Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
Jul 2010 Environment Detail
Aug 2009 Environment
Sep 2008 Environment

5. Finished Projects



TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
Enhancing Resource Acquisition from Roots Under Stress in Cereal Crops Matthias Wissuwa, Senior Scientist, Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) Emmanuel Guiderdoni, Unit Head, Biological Systems Department, Centre de cooperation internationale en recherche agronomique pour le developpement (CIRAD)

Period:FY2011 - FY2014

TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in EU
Study on managing the potential health and environmental risks of engineered nanomaterials Kunichi Miyazawa, Group Leader, Fullerene Engineering Group, Advanced Key Technologies Division/Materials Processing Unit, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tran Lang, Principal Researcher, Institute of Occupational Medicine
Dynamics of permafrost and methane emission in Arctic terrestrial ecosystem in Eastern Siberia Atsuko Sugimoto, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University Hans-Wolfgang Hubberten, Head of Unit, Geoscience Division, Periglacial Research Unit, Alfred Wegener Research Institute for Polar and Marine Research
GEOSS interoperability for Weather, Ocean and Water (GEOWOW) Toshio Koike, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo Johannes Gijsbertus van Bemmelen, Data Access project manager, Ground Segment Department, European Space Agency (ESA)