Open Call: JSPS Core-to-Core Program (For FY 2016)

JSPS Core-to-Core Program is designed to create top world-class research centers that partner over the long term with other core research institutions around the world in advancing research in leading-edge fields, on issues of high international priority, and in areas that contribute to the solution of prevailing problems in the Asia-African regions. While advancing research in these fields and building core research and education hubs in the Asia and Africa, the Core-to-Core Program will also concentrate on fostering the next generations of trailblazing young researchers.

Core-to-Core Program has 2 schemes:
A. Advanced Research Networks, for world-class research hubs in research fields considered to be cutting-edge and internationally important in Japan.
B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms, for high-potential research hubs in fields of special importance or significance to Asia and/or Africa and of high priority in Japan.

Application Periods for FY2016
Friday, 4 September to Tuesday, 6 October 2015
Notes: Japanese universities and research institutions eligible to apply for this program as a core institution.

Application Guidelines
Application Guidelines for Core-to-Core Program for FY 2016 has been posted on JSPS website. The guidelines can be downloaded from the following link.