Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

A. Advanced Research Networks
Research Cooperation Division,
International Program Department
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
102-0083, JAPAN

B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms

Core-to-Core Program

List of Adopted Projects

A. Advanced Research Networks

List of FY2018 Projects

(Apr.2018 - Mar.2023)
*:Apr.2018 - Mar.2022
No. Project Title Core Institute, Japanese Coodinator Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 International Research Network for Indigenous Studies and Cultural Diversity Hokkaido University, KATO Hirofumi, Professor Australia Australia National University Fforde Cressida
Canada Simon Fraser University Nicholas George
UK University of Oxford Gosden Chris
Netherlands University of Groningen Jordan Peter
Russia Far Eastern Fedral University Popov Alexsander
Sweden Uppsala University Price Neil
Taiwan National Taiwan University Chen Maaling
2 The European Union and Japan in a Fluid Global Liberal Order: Establishing an Inter-Regional Studies Centre Waseda University, NAKAMURA Hidetoshi, Associate Professor Belgium Universite Libre de Bruxelles WEYEMBERGH Anne
Germany Freie Universitat Berlin BORZEL Tanja A.
UK University of Warwick HUGHES Christopher William
New Zealand University of Canterbury HOLLAND Martin
3 Unexplored Universe disclosed by Gravitational Waves and Multi-messenger astronomy Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo, MIYOKI Shinji, Associate Professor Australia University of Western Australia Ju Li
China Beijing Normal University Zhu Zong-Hong
Germany Max Planck Institute LucK Harald
UK University of Glasgow Rowan Sheila
India Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics Bose Sukanta
Italy European Gravitational Observatory Punturo Michele
Korea Sogang University Cho Kyuman
Netherlands NIKHEF Linde Frank
Taiwan National Tsing-Hua University Kong Albert
USA California Institute of Technology Adhikari Rana
Vietnam Hanoi National University for Education Nguyen Lan Quynh
4 Global Developments of Researches in Lepton Flavor Physics with Muons International Center for Elementary Particle Physics, The University of Tokyo, MORI Toshinori, Professor Switzerland Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) Ritt Stefan
Italy National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) Baldini Alessandro
5 Clarification of emission mechanism of thermally-activated delayed fluorescenceand challenge for novel light emitting materials Kyushu University, ADACHI Chihaya, Professor Australia The University of Queensland NAMDAS Ebinazar
Germany University of Regensburg YERSIN Hartmut
France Sorbonne University MATHEVET Fabrice
UK University of St Andrews SAMUEL Ifor David William
6 Defect Functionalized Sustainable Energy Materials: Design to Devices Application * Tokyo Institute of Technology, HOSONO Hideo, Director / Professor Canada McGill University Grutter Peter
UK University College London Shluger Alexander
7 An international cutting-edge network for the study of protein aggregation Osaka University, GOTO Yuji, Professor Australia Australian National University CARVER Hohn
Germany Technical University of Munich BUCHNER Johannes
Denmark Aarhus University OTZEN Daniel Erik
UK University College London BELLOTTI Vittorio
Hungary Eotvos Lorand University KARDOS Jozsef
Italy University of Udine ESPOSITO Gennaro
Polland University of Warsaw DZWOLAK Wojcieck
8 Glial brain science research by the International Glia Consortium Kobe University, WAKE Hiroaki, Professor Canada University of Montreal Robitaille Richard
Germany Saarland University Kirchhoff Frank
Denmark University of Copenhagen Nedergaard Maiken
USA Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Russo Scott J

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List of FY2017 Projects

(Apr.2017 - Mar.2022)
No. Project Title Core Institute, (Coordinator) (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Academic Consortium for Creating the Value of Religious Cultural Heritage through Text Studies Nagoya University,
ABE Yasurou,
USA Colombia University HARUO Shirane
France College de France JEAN Robert Noel
Germany Free University of Berlin JOCHEM Kahl
2 International network to explore novel superconductivity at advanced oxide superconductor/magnet interfaces and in nanodevices Graduate Schoold of Science, Kyoto University,
MAENO Yoshiteru,
UK University of Cambridge ROBINSON Jason
Korea IBS Center for Correlated Electron Systems
NOH Tae-Won
Italy National Research Council (CNR) SPIN Institute VECCHIONE Antonio
3 Solid Oxide Interfaces for Faster Ion Transport (SOIFIT) Kyushu University,
MATSUMOTO Hiroshige,
UK Imperial College London KILNER Anthony John
Switzerland Paul Scherrer Institut LIPPERT Thomas
USA Massachusetts Institute of Technology YILDIZ Bilge
4 International Network of Multi-modal Medical Engineering for Precision Medicine Chiba University,
Finland University of Eastern Finland HAUTA-KASARI Markku
Thailand Thammasat University MAKHANOV S. Stanislav
China Shanghai Jiao Tong University LIANG Fuyou
Canada University of Waterloo YU C.H. Alfred
USA Riverside Research FELEPPA Ernest J.
5 International Core of Excellence for Tropical Biodiversity Conservation focusing on Large Animal Studies Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University,
Brazil National Institute for Amazonian Research DA SILVA M. F. Vera
India Indian Institute of Science SUKUMAR R. Raman
Malaysia Universiti Sains Malaysia SHAHRUL Mohd Sah Anuar
Indonesia Bogor Agricultural University BAMBANG Suryobroto
China Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ZHANG Peng
UK University of Cambridge WILLERSLEV Eske
6 Establishment of international agricultural immunology research-core for a quantum improvement in food safety Graduate School of Agricultural Science,
Tohoku University,
USA Texas A&M University WU Guoyao
China Yangzhou University ZHAO Guoqi
The Netherlands Wageningen University LEEUWEN Johan
Argentina Centro de Referencia para Lactobacilos ALVAREZ Susana
7 International Core Research Center for Phototheranostics The University of Tokyo,
URANO Yasuteru,
Canada University of Toronto ZHENG Gang
USA Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital YANG Yingzi
UK University of Cambridge RON David
Switzerland Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne LASHUEL Hilal
Germany Ludwig-Maximilians University Muenchen WAGNER Ernest
8 Nanobiology of neural plasticity based on optical nanoscopy Graduate School of Brain Science, Doshisha niversity,
SAKABA Takeshi,
Germany Free University Berlin, Neurocure, FMP HAUCKE Volker
France University Paris 5 MARTY Alain
USA University of Maryland BLANPIED Thomas

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List of FY2016 Projects

(Apr.2016 - Mar.2021)
No. Project Title Core Institute, (Coordinator) (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare
for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies
Kobe University
(Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, SAKAI, Kazunari, Professor)
Germany University of Hildesheim SCHNEIDER Wolfgang
Belgium University of Leuven RAUBE Kolja
Italy University of Naples L'Orientale LANNA Noemi
France University of Paris West Nanterre FERRAGU Gilles
Vietnam Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City NGUEN Houng Thu
Thailand Mahidol University PUNPUING Sureeporn
Taiwan National Chengchi University CHOU Whei-min
Korea Pusan National University IM Yung-ho
2 International Network of Planetary Sciences The University of Tokyo
(Graduate School of Science, SUGITA, Seiji, Professor)
USA The University of Arizona LAURETTA Dante S.
Switzerland PlanetS (University of Bern) BENZ Willy
France Nice Observatory MICHEL Patrick
Germany German Aerospace Center JAUMANN Ralph
3 International X-ray astronomy center for the evolving Universe with new observa
tional technique
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
(TAKAHASHI,Tadayuki, Professor)
USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration PETRE Robert
The Netherlands Netherlands Institute for Space Research DEN HERDER Jan-Willem
France European Space Agency PARMAR Arvind
4 Solid-state chemistry for transition-metal oxides: Exploring for new materials
with novel functionalities
Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
(SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi, Professor)
UK University of Edinburgh ATTFIELD J Paul
France University of Montpellier PAULUS Werner
Germany Max-Planck-Institute for solid state research TAKAGI Hidenori
Taiwan National Taiwan Univeristy LIU Ru-Shi
5 Controlled Interfacing of 2D materials for Integrated Device Technology Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems, Tohoku University
(ENDOH, Tetsuo, Professor)
UK University of Cambridge JOHN Robertson
France University of Paris Sud PIERRE Seneor
6 Advanced Nanophotonics in the Emerging Fields of Nano-imaging, Spectroscopy, No
nlinear Optics, Plasmonics/ Metamaterials and Devices
Osaka University
(Graduate School of Engineering, VERMA, Prabhat, Professor)
China Peking University QUIHUANG Gong
Taiwan Academia Sinica TSAI Din Ping
Singapore Nanyang Technological University ZHELUDEV Nikolay
Philippines University of the Philippines GARCIA Wilson
Korea Seoul National University LEE Byoungho
India Tata Institute of Fundamental Research GOPAL Achanta Venu
Australia Swinburne University of Technology GU Min
UK University of Oxford BOOTH Martin
USA Rice University KONO Junichiro
China The Hong Kong Polytechnic University LEI Dangyuan
7 International collaborative research network for drug discovery and the development of diagnostic and therapeutic biomarkers Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
(TAKEDA, Shunichi, Professor)
USA National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute POMMIER Yves
Germany The University of Bonn BAJORATH Jurgen
Italy FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation FOIANI Marco
UK MRC, Laboratory of Molecular Biology SALE Julian
Canada The University of British Columbia KIEFFER Timothy
Switzerland ETH Zurich SCHNEIDER Gisbert
France Institute of Human Genetics, CNRS MASSY Bernard de

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List of FY2015 Projects

(Apr.2015 - Mar.2020)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Creation of a Research Hub for Empirical Analysis on the Evolving Diversity of Corporate Governance: Multidisciplinary Approach Combining Economics, Legal Studies and Political Science Waseda University
Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
MIYAJIMA Hideaki, Professor/Director
UK University of Oxford SAKO Mari
France Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales(EHESS) LECHEVALIER Sebastien
Canada The University of British Columbia TIBERGHIEN Yves
2 International Center for Observational Proof of Inflationary Universe The University of Tokyo,
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, TODIAS,
KATAYAMA Nobuhiko, Professor
USA University of California, Berkeley LEE Adrian Tae-Jin
Canada McGill University DOBBS Matt
Chile University of Chile CAMPUSANO Luis
France National Center for Scientific Research DELABROUILLE Jacques
Germany Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics KOMATSU Eiichiro
3 Foundation of a Global Core Research Center for Mathematical Logic and its Application Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
School of Information Science,
ISHIHARA Hajime, Professor
UK University of Leeds SCHUSTER Peter
Sweden Stockholm University PALMGREN Erik
Germany Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen SCHWICHTENBERG Helmut
Italy University of Padova MAIETTI Maria Emilia
France University of Lorraine FONTAINE Pascal
4 A Consortium to Exploit Spin Chirality in Advanced Materials Hiroshima University,
Graduate School of Science,
INOUE Katsuya, Professor
UK University of Glasgow McVitie Stephen
Russia Ural Federal University OVCHINNKOV Alexander S.
5 International research center for new-concept spintronics devices Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
SHIRAI Masafumi, Professor
UK The University of York O'GRADY Kevin
Germany Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern HILLEBRANDS Burkard
6 Establishing International Research Network of Mathematical Oncology Osaka University,
Graduate School of Engineering Science,
SUZUKI Takashi, Professor
USA Vanderbilt University QUARANTA Vito
France INRIA Research Center of Bordeaux-Sud Ouest. COLIN Thierry
UK University of St Andrews CHAPLAIN Mark
7 International genome study based elucidation of pathology and assembly of treatment strategy of the severe ocular surface disease Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
KINOSHITA Shigeru, Professor
Germany Friedrich Alexander Nurmberg Erlangen University KRUSE Friedrich
UK University of Birmingham RAUZ Saaeha
Brazil Federal University of Sao Paulo GOMES Jose Alvaro Pereira
Thailand Mahidol University LEKHANONT Keavalin
Korea Yonsei University SEO Kyoung Yul
Taiwan Chang Gung University MA Hui-Kang David

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List of FY2014 Projects

(Apr. 2014 - Mar. 2019)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Global History Collaborative Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
HANEDA Masashi, Profssor
USA Princeton University ADELMAN Jeremy
France Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales STANZIANI Alessandro
Germany Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin ECKERT Andreas
2 Comparative Cognitive Science Network for understanding the origins of human mi
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University,
MATSUZAWA Tetsuro, Special Professor
Germany Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthoropology PAABO Svante
UK University of St. Andrews WHITEN Andrew
USA California Institute of Technology ADOLPHS Ralph
3 Foundation of a Global Research Cooperative Center in Mathematics focused on Number Theory and Geometry KEIO UNIVERSITY
Department of Mathematics
KURIHARA Masato, Professor
UK University of Warwick REID Miles
UK King's College London SALAMON Simon
USA Boston University ROSENBERG Steven
Denmark University of Copenhagen NEST Ryzsard
Italy University of Trieste LANDI Giovanni
Belgium Universite catholique de Louvain BIELIAVSKY Pierre
Switzerland ETH Zurich EMBRECHTS Paul
Australia Australian National University CAREY Alan
Germany Universitat Regensburg KINGS Guido
Korea Yonsei University ByungHan KIM
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology WANG Xiaoping
4 Elements Function for Transformative Catalysis and Materials Nagoya University
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules
YAMAGUCHI Shigehiro, Professor
Germany University of Muenster GLORIUS Frank
Canada Queen's University CRUDDEN Cathleen
5 Nanoscale electron-photon interactions via energy dissipation and fluctuation The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering
TABATA Hitoshi, Professor
Sweden Royal Institute of Technology THYLEN Lars
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne MARTIN Olivier
France Ecole Centrale de Lyon VILQUIN Beltrand
Germany Ulm University JELEZKO Fedor
The Netherlands University of Twente BLANK Dave
6 Three dimensional development of Lab-exchange Type Biomedical Science Research
Waseda University
Faculty of Science and Engineering,
INOUE Takafumi, Professor
Singapore National University of Singapore SHEETZ Michael
Germany Universitaet Bonn HOCH Michael
Italy Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia MAZZOLAI Barbara
USA University of California, Los Angeles COLWELL Christopher
7 Establishment of an international research core for new bio-research fields wit
h microbes from tropical areas (World-class research hub of tropical microbial
resources and their utilization)
Yamaguchi University
Graduate School of Medicine
YAMADA Mamoru, Profssor
Thailand Kasetsart University THEERAGOOL Gunjana
Vietnam Can Tho University NGO Thi Phuong Dung
Laos National University of Laos BOUNPHANMY Somchanh
Germany Beuth University of Applied Sciences GOETZ Peter
Indonesia Brawijaya University MUHIBUDDIN Anton
8 International research network for virus infections and host responses Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University,
TOMONAGA Keizo, Professor
UK Imperial college of London BANGHAM Charles
USA University of California Los Angeles ZACK Jerome
Belgium University of Liege WILLEMS Lucas
France University of Strasbourg REICHHART Jean-Marc
Germany University of Freiburg SCHWEMMLE Martin