Research Cooperation Division, International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 TEL+81-3-3263-2316, 2432 FAX+81-3-3234-3700 MAILaaplatform@jsps.go.jp
From FY2011, calls for applications will be issued under the new Core-to-Core Program. Calls will no longer be issued under the Asia-Africa Science Platform Program.
This program is designed to contribute to the solution of problems in Asia and Africa(AA). Taking the lead, Japanese research institutions work to form research hubs, which both implement projects and foster young researchers. JSPS funding over the 3-year duration of projects is up to ¥30 million (or ¥10 million per year) for projects started in FY2005 and FY2006, or up to ¥15 million (or ¥5 million per year) for projects started after FY2007 and FY2008. (Started from FY2005.)