JST Press Release#1600

February 9, 2023

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
5-3, Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)
Researcher New-mode Mobility Accelerator Program (ReNewMAP)
Announcement of Selected Projects

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has decided to fund nine new projects as part of the Research New-Mode Mobility Accelerator Program (ReNewMAP) under the Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP) framework.

SICORP funds strategically prioritized international collaborative research as guided by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) through interministerial agreements.

ReNewMAP is an initiative to promote the development of young researchers who are expected to contribute to Japan’s future science and technology through supporting international research activities which foster opportunities for future international activities, including long-term studies, academic posts abroad and international joint research.

The call covered several advanced fields of research, including digital sciences, AI and quantum technology, for international collaboration with researchers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Australia, France, Canada, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden.

JST received and selected 9 proposals in total for funding following an evaluation by a panel of experts. Research is planned to commence in February 2023 and will be supported for approximately 1 year.