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Echange de chercheurs et soutien a la recherche

More progress and sophistication in researches are expected by implementing them jointly with various countries in the world. JST is involved in joint researches which are conducted upon intergovernmental agreements and assists international S&T researches.

  • Strategic Internatioal Cooperative Program(SICORP)

    We support large-scale international research collaboration on an equal-partnership basis, with partner countries and regions and in research fields designated through interministerial agreement.

    • e ASIA JRP

      The e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) is an international joint initiative between public funding organizations of the East Asia Summit member countries. With a central focus on Southeast Asia, the e-ASIA JRP co-funding mechanism aims to strengthen regional research and development capabilities and resolve common challenges in the region.

    • CONCERT-Japan

      CONCERT-Japan began as a project platform for international research cooperation activities under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). After the conclusion of its FP7 iteration in December 2014, its activities continued under the new European Interest Group (EIG) CONCERT-Japan name, with 13 science, technology and innovation (STI) funding agencies from 11 European countries and Japan as of 2019 partnering to further research collaboration and exchange. Through S&T policy knowledge sharing, research exchange, network building and joint funding calls, the program supports Japanese-European research collaboration in a variety of fields.


      The Belmont Forum is an international group of funding agencies and scientific organizations supporting research on global environmental change. The Forum aims to further accelerate and develop research in this field by mobilizing researchers and funding through international cooperation to tackle the various sustainability challenges facing society while contributing to the achievement of the SDGs.

  • Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS)

    JST supports international joint research cooperation between Japan and developing countries for resolving global issues such as environment/energy, natural disaster prevention, and infectious diseases control. Such research cooperation is conducted in collaboration with JICA, an organization that implements ODA technical cooperation.

    • Housing for Foreign Researchers

      To facilitate active exchange between foreign and domestic researchers, "Takezono House" and "Ninomiya House", guesthouses for foreign researchers, are operated in the Tsukuba area.