Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


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
TEL +81-3-3263-2316
FAX +81-3-3234-3700
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B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms
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Core-to-Core Program

List of Completed Projects

A. Advanced Research Networks

List of FY2016 Projects

(Apr.2016 - Mar.2021)
No. Project Title Core Institute, (Coordinator) (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute
1 Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare
for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies
Kobe University,
SAKAI Kazunari,
Germany University of Hildesheim
Belgium University of Leuven
Italy University of Naples L'Orientale
France University of Paris Nanterre
Vietnam Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City
Thailand Mahidol University
Taiwan National Chengchi University
Korea Inha University
2 International Network of Planetary Sciences The University of Tokyo,
USA The University of Arizona
Switzerland PlanetS (University of Bern)
France Observatory of Côte d'Azur
Germany German Aerospace Center
3 International X-ray astronomy center for the evolving Universe with new observational technique Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science,
TAKAHASHI Tadayuki, Professor
USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The Netherlands Netherlands Institute for Space Research
France European Space Agency
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
France University of Montpellier
Germany Max-Planck-Institute for solid state research
Taiwan National Taiwan University
5 Controlled Interfacing of 2D materials for Integrated Device Technology Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems, Tohoku University,
ENDOH Tetsuo,
UK University of Cambridge
France University of Paris Sud
6 Advanced Nanophotonics in the Emerging Fields of Nano-imaging, Spectroscopy, Nonlinear Optics, Plasmonics/ Metamaterials and Devices Osaka University,
VERMA Prabhat,
China Peking University
Taiwan Academia Sinica
Singapore Nanyang Technological University
Philippines University of the Philippines
Korea Seoul National University
India Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Australia Australian National University
UK University of Oxford
USA Rice University
China City University of Hong Kong
7 International collaborative research network for drug discovery and the development of diagnostic and therapeutic biomarkers Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University,
TAKEDA Shunichi,
USA National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute
Germany The University of Bonn
Italy FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation
UK MRC, Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Canada The University of British Columbia
Switzerland ETH Zurich
France Institute of Human Genetics, CNRS
Sweden Karolinska Institute
Spain Centro Andaluz de Biologia Molecular & Medicina Regenerativa (CABIMER)

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List of FY2015 Projects

(Apr.2015 - Mar.2020)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute
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
Professor/ Director
UK Said Business School, University of Oxford
France Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales(EHESS)
Canada Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia
2 International Center for Observational Proof of Inflationary Universe Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, TODIAS,
The University of Tokyo,
KATAYAMA Nobuhiko,
USA University of California, Berkeley
Canada McGill University
Chile University of Chile
France National Center for Scientific Research
Germany Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
3 Foundation of a Global Core Research Center for Mathematical Logic and its Application Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
UK University of Leeds
Sweden Stockholm University
Germany Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Italy University of Padova
France University of Lorraine
4 A Consortium to Exploit Spin Chirality in Advanced Materials Hiroshima University,
INOUE Katsuya,
UK University of Glasgow
Russia Ural Federal University
5 International research center for new-concept spintronics devices Research Institute of
Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
SHIRAI Masafumi,
UK The University of York
Germany Technical University of Kaiserslautern
6 Establishing International Research Network of Mathematical Oncology Osaka University,
SUZUKI Takashi,
Specially Appointed Professor
USA Vanderbilt University
France INRIA Research Center of Bordeaux-Sud Ouest.
UK University of St Andrews
7 International genome study based elucidation of pathology and assembly of treatment strategy of the severe ocular surface disease Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine,
Germany Friedrich Alexander Nurmberg Erlangen University
Taiwan Chang Gung University
Korea Yonsei University
Brazil Federal University of Sao Paulo
Thailand Mahidol University
UK University of Birmingham
USA Loyola University
India Dr Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital
Singapore Singapore National Eye Centre
Canada University of Toronto

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List of FY2014 Projects

(Apr. 2014 - Mar. 2019)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute
1 Global History Collaborative Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo,
HANEDA Masashi,
USA Princeton University
France Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales
Germany Berlin Humboldt University
2 Comparative Cognitive Science Network for understanding the origins of human mind Primate Research Institute,  Kyoto University,
Special Professor
Germany Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
UK University of St. Andrews
USA California Institute of Technology
3 Foundation of a Global Research Cooperative Center in Mathematics focused on Number Theory and Geometry Keio University,
UK University of Warwick
UK King's College London
USA Boston University
Denmark University of Copenhagen
Italy University of Trieste
Belgium Universite Catholique de Louvain
Switzerland ETH Zurich
Australia Australian National University
Germany Universitat Regensburg
Korea Yonsei University
China The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
4 Elements Function for Transformative Catalysis and Materials Nagoya University,
YAMAGUCHI Shigehiro,
Germany University of Muenster
Canada Queen's University
5 Nanoscale electron-photon interactions via energy dissipation and fluctuation The University of Tokyo,
TABATA Hitoshi,
Sweden Royal Institute of Technology
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
France Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Germany Ulm University
The Netherlands University of Twente
6 Three dimensional development of Lab-exchange Type Biomedical Science Research Consortium Waseda University,
INOUE Takafumi,
Singapore National University of Singapore
Germany Universitat Bonn
Italy Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
USA University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
7 Establishment of an international research core for new bio-research fields with microbes from tropical areas (World-class research hub of tropical microbial resources and their utilization) Yamaguchi University,
YAMADA Mamoru,
Thailand Kasetsart University
Germany Beuth University of Applied Sciences
Vietnam Can Tho University
Indonesia University of Brawijaya 
Laos National University of Laos
8 International research network for virus infections and host responses Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University,
UK Imperial college of London
USA University of California Los Angeles
Belgium University of Liege
France University of Strasbourg
Germany University of Freiburg

List of FY2013 Projects

(Apr.2013 - Mar.2018)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute
1 Advanced Core Research Center for History of Human Ecology in the North Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, Hokkaido University,
KATO Hirofumi,
Canada University of Alberta
UK University of Aberdeen
2 Isotope spintronics Keio University,
ITOH Kohei,
Germany Technical University of Munich
UK University College London
USA Stanford University
Canada Simon Fraser University
Switzerland ETH  
Australia The University of New South Wales
3 Establishment of gravitational wave astronomy Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo,
OHASHI Masatake,
USA California Institute of Technology
Germany Max Planck Society
UK University of Glasgow
The Netherlands NIKHEF
Italy European Gravitational Observatory
Australia University of Western Australia
Korea Korea University
China Beijing Normal University
China Shanghai Normal University
Taiwan National Tsing-Hua University
India Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Vietnam Hanoi National University of Education
France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique(CNRS)
4 International Alliance for Material Science in Extreme States with High Power Laser and XFEL Osaka University,
KODAMA Ryosuke,
Professor / Director
UK Science and Technology Facilities Council・Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
France Ecole Polytechnique
Germany The Dresden University of Technology
USA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
5 Organic Electronics of Highly-Correlated Molecular Systems Nagoya University,
AWAGA Kunio,
UK Edinburgh University
Canada University of Windsor
Russia Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Novosibirsk
6 International research core on smart layered materials and structures for energy saving Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University,
TAKAGI Toshiyuki,
France INSA de Lyon
Germany Fraunhofer Institute for NDT
China Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Sweden KTH Royal Institute of Technology
7 International Research Collaboration Network for Developing Highly Functional Sensing Devices for Health, Safety and Security Osaka University,
Germany Max Planck Institute
Belgium imec
UK University of Oxford
USA Purdue University
Norway Norwegian University of Science and Technology
France University of Paris-Sud
8 Center of international research platform for biomedical science and drug discovery against intractable diseases TMDU Research Organization,Tokyo Medical and Dental University,
USA University of Minnesota
France University of Strasbourg
Italy University of Calabria

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List of FY2012 Projects

(Apr. 2012 - Mar. 2017)
No. Project Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute
1 Computational Materials Design on Green Energy Osaka University,
YOSHIDA Hiroshi,
Germany Forschungszentrum Juelich
Sweden Uppsala University
Finland Aalto University
USA National Renewable Energy Laboratory
2 Competitive Partnership on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics Osaka University,
ASADA Minoru,
USA University of Washington
Italy Italian Institute of Technology
3 International Core Research Center for NanoBio The University of Tokyo,
TEI Yuichi,
USA University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Switzerland Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Germany Ludwig-Maximilians University Muenchen
4 International Collaborative Research Center on Atomically Controlled Processing for Ultralarge Scale Integration Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University,
NIWANO Michio,
Germany Innovations for High Performance microelectoronics
Belgium Interuniversity Microelectronics Center
France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique(CNRS)-Centre Interdisciplinaire de Nanoscience de Marseille (CINaM)
Spain University of Vigo
USA State University of New York
5 International Research Hub on Bio-fusion Micro-nano Mechatronics Institute of Industrial Science,
The University of Tokyo,
France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Switzerland Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Germany University of Freiburg
Finland VTT Technical Research Center of Finland
The Netherlands University of Twente
6 Conservation research of tropical biodiversity centering on large animal studies Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University,
Malaysia University of Malaysia Sabah
Brazil National Institute for Amazonian Research
India Indian Institute of Science
7 New Insights into the Molecular Basis of Prevention of Diseases in the Aging Society Caused by Modulation of Insulin-Like Activities Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
The University of Tokyo,
TAKAHASHI Shin-ichiro,
Associate Professor
Sweden Karolinska Institute
Spain Cajal Institute, The Spanish Research Council
USA University of Missouri
8 Nanophysiology of synapses in the central nervous system Graduate School of Brain Science, Doshisha University
SAKABA Takeshi,
Germany University of Goettingen
France University Paris 5
9 Global network for developing therapeutic targets and biomarkers Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University,
USA Ohio State University
Canada University of Montreal
Switzerland ETH Zurich
UK University of Bristol
Italy University of Siena
Germany University of Heidelberg
China Peking University