Grants and Research Collaborations Section

Grants and Research Collaborations Section

Grants and Research Collaborations Section mainly provides a support for government-funded research grants and fellowships.
Location: A714, LAB3

For the research fund by a private sector, please contact Business Development Section (bd@oist.jp).

Main Tasks of Grants and Research Collaborations Section

  • Providing information about research grants
  • Support for brush-up of application documents
  • Post-award financial management
  • Support for management of major project and institutional project

↑Click to see pages of Pre-Award and Post-Award.

​Calls for Proposals

Deadline Details
Multiple calls AMED calls for proposals
April 19, 2021 Bilateral Joint Research (Matching Fund with Germany) on Plant Breading and Plant Protection Methods
Japan side deadline: May Advanced notice on three CREST Research Areas in Japanese-French joint research
May 7, 2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers(Standard) & Invitation Fellowship (Short-term)
May 7, 2021 RPD: Fellowship for Restart Research Activity
May 7, 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad (Kaigai Tokubetsu Kenkyuin)
May 10, 2021 KAKENHI "Research Activity Start-up"
May 11, 2021 Interstellar Initiative
May 11, 2021 PRESTO/ACT-X Term1
May 18, 2021 CREST Term1
May 21, 2021 Program for Infectious Diseases Research and Infrastructure (Interdisciplinary Cutting-edge Research)
May 31, 2021 KAKENHI-Fostering Joint International Research(B)
June 1, 2021 PRESTO/ACT-X Term2
June 2, 2021 FOREST (Fusion Oriented Research for Disruptive Science and Technology)
June 4, 2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Short-term)
June 8, 2021 CREST Term2
June 8, 2021 RISTEX SOLVE for SDGs
June 9, 2021 Program for Promoting Research on Supercomputer Fugaku
June 10, 2021 Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (Tokubetsu-Kenkyuin)
June 30, 2021 Technology Development Program for Promoting Marine Resources Utilization: Advancing Technology of Exploiting Marine Biology Big Data
July 31, 2021 SICORP Bilateral Program Between Japan and Taiwan (Nanoelectronics and System Integration for AI)

Annual Grants Calender

Major Research Grants

KAKENHI

Funding Agency: JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

KAKENHI is the largest public research grant which covers a wide range of scientific research area in Japan.
It covers widely from a small amount of research funds for fostering early-career researchers to a major funds and most of researchers can apply for.
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CREST, PRESTO, ACT-X

Funding Agency: JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency)


CREST: Promoting unique and world class level goal-oriented basic researches. Network-type research conducted by a joint research group (team-oriented).
PRESTO: Promoting unique, challenging and pioneering goal-oriented basic researches expected to be developed into world class level. Network-type research targeting to lead the world in achieving a result (individual research).
ACT-X: Aiming at establishing the early-career researchers' individuality while conducting a research of their unique ideas and creating researchers network under the guidance and advice by the research representative and the field advisor.
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Medical and Healthcare Grants

Funding Agency: AMED (Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development) 

Grants for the medical research and development, and environmental improvement.
Promoting research and development focused on the six integrated projects: drugs, medical device, healthcare, regenerative medicine, cell and gene therapies and genomic medicine, according to the "Plan for the Promotion of Medical Research and Development" by the government.
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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Invitation Program for Foreign Researchers

Funding Agency: JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

OIST faculties can host the fellows. Host researchers must submit all applications through OIST and close arrangement with the candidate is required.
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Research Fellowship for Young Scientist, Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad

Funding Agency: JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Fostering and securing national top-class excellent Japanese and foreign early-career researchers by providing opportunities to focus on a research topic chosen with out-of-the-box ideas on their own initiatives.
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International Collaborations

Funding Agency: JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

International joint research project targeting to foster early-career researchers through enhancing the opportunities of training collaborating with overseas academic promotion organization enhancing excellent researchers' joint research with overseas researchers.
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IMPORTANT

Researchers and administrative staff dealing with research fund are required to see the details.

Responsibility System for Public Research Funds Operations and Management

Misconduct Prevention Plan for Public Research Funds

Forms

Others

Inquiry about application and rules on expenditure of governmental research fund: grant@oist.jp

Research Support Division