Bilateral Program

Matching Funds to conduct collaborations with Japanese researchers

Bilateral Program

Overview:

JSPS promotes international scientific exchanges between Japan and counterpart countries in accordance with agreements or memoranda of understanding concluded with academies, research councils and other science-promotion organizations in those countries. Programs with such partner agencies mainly take the form of joint research projects, joint seminars and researcher exchanges.

This program is implemented in two types: Type A. Bilateral Joint Projects/Seminars with JSPS’s Counterpart Institutions; and Type B. Open Partnership Joint Projects/Seminars.

The counterpart institution in the Nordic and Baltic countries:

Academy of Finland (AKA)

Research Council of Lithuania (RCL)

The counterpart institutions in other countries:

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Duration:

(Type A) Up to 3 years

(Type B) Joint Projects: Up to 2 years/ Joint Seminars: Up to 1 week