Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

JSPS is Japan's sole independent funding agency with a mission to advance science. JSPS carries out a variety of programs in ways that proactively provide stable and sustained support for researchers' activities. As JSPS continues to support the advancement of scientific research, it will promote cooperation among universities and research institutions in and outside Japan and collaboration with science-promotion organizations around the world. 

Message from JSPS President

I am SUGINO Tsuyoshi. I assumed the presidency of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to 1 April 2022. I look forward to your continued support as we at JSPS work together with partners around the world to advance science and enrich society.

Scientific research acts as a pioneer on the frontiers of human knowledge. Knowledge created and systematized through research in various scientific fields is passed on as valuable human cultural assets to following generations while, at the same time, it presents them with new challenges. It is through...


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