FY 2017 Research Abroad and Invitational Program for International Collaboration

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With the support of the MEXT Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities, the Research Administration Center offers the Research Abroad and Invitational Program for International Collaboration. The aim of the program is to promote international collaborative research at Tokyo Tech and enhance its international competitiveness in research by providing financial support for faculty members to conduct joint research at academic and industry organizations abroad, as well as to invite researchers from organizations abroad.

To further enhance Tokyo Tech research, the program primarily supports young researchers, long-term visits and invitations, activities leading to the acquisition of external funding or international joint publications, and activities initiating continuous collaborative research.

Program Classifications

Support for Joint Research with Industry Organizations Abroad
Support for Joint Research with Universities and Public Research Organizations Abroad Closed
Support for Joint Research with Invited Researchers from Universities and Public Research Organizations Abroad Closed

Period of Support

Saturday, April 1*, 2017 - Friday, March 23, 2018
* Provided for April 1 only if activities performed on April 2.


Applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

Be a full-time professor, associate professor, lecturer, or assistant professor of Tokyo Tech
Intend to conduct collaborative research with a university, research institution, industry organization, or other such organization based outside Japan

Application Procedures

Please submit application forms via email after confirming the aim and scope of the programs.

Research Administration Center
Email : ru.ryohi[at]jim.titech.ac.jp   (replace [at] with @ before sending)

Application Periods

Program A: Applications accepted year-round* (Submit at least one month before requested departure date)
Programs B and C: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
*Applications for research abroad with both industry organizations and with universities or public research organizations in a single trip may only be accepted during the application period for Program B. Please submit the application forms for Programs A and B separately.

Guidelines and Application Forms

For questions, contact the Research Administration Center.


Research Administration Center
Email : ru.ryohi[at]jim.titech.ac.jp(replace [at] with @ before sending.)