||With a view to the 21st century, to promote
highly creative, farsighted research that will form the intellectual
assets that provide the basis for solving global issues, developing
societies and economies, and realizing an abundant living
standard for the Japanese people.
||To advance university-led research that responds
to society's various needs and that is conducted mainly by
university researchers in collaboration, when expedient, with
the industrial and other sectors.
||To actively promote the participation of young
postdoctoral researchers in research projects, and to otherwise
contribute to their development.
||To advance research through formats that combine
outstanding intellectual resources with international perspectives,
and that promote international collaboration.
||To respect the opinions of frontline researchers,
while giving ample expression to the purport of the findings
and recommendations of the Council of Science and Technology,
when implementing research projects.
|| To further cultivate fruits obtained through
research using Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research and other
funding, while making an active effort to create linkage with
various research activities being carried out at universities.