Research Cooperation Division,
International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
FAX+81-3-3263-1944, 1801



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1. Background:

JFFoS has its origins in a March 2005 discussion between the heads of JSPS, MAEDI, MENESR, and the CNRS on initiatives to promote exchange among young researchers, which was to become part of the framework of The Japan-France Summit Meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and French President Jacques Chirac.

2. Venue:

The symposium venue alternates between Japan and France.

3. Number of sessions: Seven

4. Number of participants:  

About 70 (35 from each side)
Each session comprises two PGMs* (one from each side), a chair, two speakers (one from each side), and the general participants.

*session planning group members

5. Co-organizers

MAEDI:the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
MENESR:the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research
CNRS:Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique