Research Cooperation Division, International Program Department
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN


Asian CORE Program

From FY2011, calls for applications will be issued under the new Core-to-Core Program. Calls will no longer be issued under the Asian CORE Program.

Having as its objective the establishment of Asian research hubs that conduct world-standard research and foster outstanding young researchers, this program supports joint research based on equal partnerships with counterpart countries. Over the 5-year duration of projects, JSPS supplies funding in an amount of up to ¥100 million(or up to ¥20 million per year)for projects started in FY2005 and FY2006, or up to ¥60 million (or ¥12 million per year) for projects started after FY2007 and FY2008, and asks partner agencies to shoulder equal burden sharing. (Started from FY2005.)