Announcing Call for Proposals for Performers for Moonshot Goal 8
- 【Mar. 1, 2023 update】Announcing Call for Proposals for Performers under Moonshot Goals 8.
R&D projects under Moonshot Goal 8 has been carried out by Project Managers (PMs) under the supervision of Program Director (PD) to achieve the goal below.
- Moonshot Goal 8 (PD : MIYOSHI Takemasa)
Realization of a society safe from the threat of extreme winds and rains by controlling and modifying the weather by 2050.
We plan to hold a call for performers to work on the development of manipulation methods that cause atmospheric disturbance in the following projects. We strongly expect new challenges and welcome applications from researchers outside the field of meteorology.
|PM name||R&D project|
|SAWADA Yohei||Control Theory of Weather-Society Coupling Systems for Supporting Social Decision-Making|
|FUDEYASU Hironori||Typhoon Control Research Aiming for a Safe and Prosperous Society|
|YAMAGUCHI Kosei||Heavy Rainfall Control for Living Together with Isolated-Convective Rainstorms and Line-Shaped Rainbands|
Call and Selection Schedule
*Dates of document/interview screening and announcement are tentative and subject to change.
*Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, interviews may be held online.
|Application Deadline||May 9, 2023 at 12:00 noon, Japan Standard Time|
|Document screening period||mid-May - early June|
|Interview screening period||July 5 and July 6, 2023|
|Notification/announcement of selected Project Managers||early August|
Interview Screening Schedule
*Interviewees will be notified directly by e-mail.
*Interviews must be attended by the applicant in person, not a substitute.
For researchers that belong to overseas organizations
A researcher that belongs to an overseas organization can join the program as a performer. However, the organization should enter into an R&D agreement with the content presented by JST.
For details, please refer to "2.7 Proponent requirements" and "3.6 The roles and responsibilities of research institutions" in the application guidelines. Please also refer to FAQ No. 2-11.
How to Apply
Please download the form below and submit your application using the application form. Proposals that have not been submitted via the application form by the application deadline will not be considered for any reason. In addition, research proposals using a proposal form different from the designated form may be rejected.
In this application, applications will not be accepted through e-Rad. However, after the proposal is accepted, the applicant will be asked to enter the research results and accounting performance information into e-Rad in cooperation with the project manager. Therefore, please obtain an e-Rad researcher number before the beginning of the R&D subject you proposed.
〈Documents will be available at a later date.〉
|Application Guidelines (Moonshot Goal 8 R&D subject)||-|
|Appendix1 "R&D concept (Moonshot Goal 8)"||(1.27MB)|
|Appendix2 "PD’s supplement"||-|
|Application Forms(Moonshot Goal 8 R&D subject)||-|
The applicant must complete the educational program for research integrity as a prerequisite for application. Please refer to “4.1 Completing the course on research and ethics education “ in the application guidelines. Note that if completion of the program cannot be confirmed, the application will be disqualified for failing to meet the requirements.
〈Contractual Agreement with JST to proceed Research and Development〉
|Contractual Research and Development Agreement||(220KB)|
|Instruction of procedures to execute contracted Research and Development||(for universities)|
|Instruction of procedures to execute contracted Research and Development||(for corporations)|
*Please make sure the latest version of documents with last update date.
Explanation Regarding Call for Proposals
Explanation of Call for Proposals will be released at a later date.
Explanatory meeting regarding the call will be held.
Date & Time : 24, March, 2023 (Friday). 15:00~15:50.
Osaka (TKP Garden City Higashi Umeda), and Online (Zoom)
*The event will now be held online only.
Language : Japanese
Inquries about Call for Proposals
Inquiries about Call for Proposals should be addressed to:
[JST] Department of Moonshot Research and Development Program