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
FAX+81-3-5214-7812
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

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



:



Submission of application registration forms for 1st screening: 10a.m. 3 - 5p.m. 4 April, 2017
Submission of application registration forms for 2nd screening: 10a.m. 1 - 5p.m. 2 June, 2017


The following documents may be downloaded.

Application Guidelines PDF File Download
Review Guidelines PDF File Download
Panel Review (Hearing) Guidelines TBD
Required Documents for 2nd 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
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 Investigators Word File Download
Researchers and Other Center Staffs, Satellites, Partner Institutions Excel File Download
Future Plan (only for the host institutions selected for WPI program in FY2007) Word File Download
(Ref.) Regarding the Establishment of Overseas WPI Satellites
PDF File Download

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