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 (

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.


September 22, 2021
KAKENHI Seminar: Execution, Management and Administrative Procedures
14:30-15:30 by Zoom
For details, please refer to the e-mail "KAKENHI Seminar: Execution, Management and Administrative Procedures (Sep 22)".
September 16-17, 2021
KAKENHI submission support
13:00 – 15:00 at L4E48, Lab 4
Please prepare your laptop, e-Rad ID and read JSPS's "Kakenhi Electronic Application System Operation Manual" in advance.
August 2, 2021
July 20, 2021
June 18, 2021

​Calls for Proposals

Please refer to the "Grant Calls" page.

Annual Grants Calendar

Major Research Grants


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 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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Inquiry about application and rules on expenditure of governmental research fund:

Research Support Division