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Fiscal Year 2016 Call for Research Proposals for the Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST, PRESTO, ACT-I)

In FY2016, research proposals are invited for 1 ACT-I Research Area, 2 PRESTO Research Areas and 2 CREST Research Areas (Term2).
Application deadlines
ACT-I/PRESTO/CREST: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Japan time
Notification of document screening results: Middle of Septenber - Early in October
Interview period: Late Septenber - Middle of October
Research begins: After December, 2016
A Briefing Session for JST Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST, PRESTO) in FY 2016 is scheduled for Japan-based foreign researchers, their support staff, and those interested in the JST programs in general.
Monday, May 13 , 2016, at 15:00 to 15:30 (Japanese), at 15:30 to 16:30 (English)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) "Sengen Site” Conference Room 1.
Visitor Registration Form (*Please fill in the double lined frame and submit this with the Visitor Registration Form to the guard’s office when entering.)


CONTENTS Important Using the Electronic system for Research and Development (e-Rad).

Please submit your Research Proposal, using e-Rad.
Note: Since e-Rad system has not yet supported the application in English, it is recommended that Japanese associates apply on behalf of those who are not used to handling paperwork in Japanese.