Contact

Center for World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI Program Center)
Kojimachi Business Building 10F, 5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-3263-0967
MAILjspstoplevel@jsps.go.jp

MEXT
Basic Research Promotion Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
3-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8959, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-5253-4111(ext.4244)
FAX+81-3-6734-4074
MAILtoplevel@mext.go.jp

JAPANESE

World Premier International Research Center (WPI) Initiative

Call for Proposals
Eligible applicants

:

Universities, inter-university research institutes, national research and development agencies, public interest corporations (PICs)
Number of awards : 2
Implementation period :

10 years (An interim evaluation will be carried out five years after the project starts.)

Expenditures : Approximately 0.7 billion yen annually for each center
Schedule

:

The deadline of submission of application forms for 1st screening: 5p.m. 3 April, 2018
The deadline of submission of application forms for 2nd screening: 5p.m. 1 June, 2018


The following documents may be downloaded.

Application Guidelines PDF File Download
Review Guidelines PDF File Download
Panel Review (Hearing) Guidelines PDF File Download
Second Screening Proposal Required Documents for Second Screening Word File Download
Summary of Research Center Project Word File Download
Research Center Project Word File Download
Appropriations Plan Excel File Download
Host Institution’s Commitment Word File Download
Future Plans for Sustaining and Advancing the Existing WPI Center Word File Download
Biographical Sketch of Prospective Center Director Word File Download
Biographical Sketch of Prospective Administrative Director Word File Download
List of Principal Investigators Excel File Download
Biographical Sketch of Principal Investigator Word File Download
Composition of Personnel in Center (including satellites and partner instituions) Excel File Download
(Ref.) Regarding the Establishment of Overseas WPI Satellites           
PDF File Download

* Application forms for 1st Screening are available only in Japanese.