DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program for 2019 is now open for proposals

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Program (JSPS) for 2019 is now open for proposals.

In this bilateral activity, a Filipino scientist/researcher is given the opportunity to conduct a research project with funding from DOST and build/strengthen collaborative work with Japanese researchers and institutions.

The Call for Proposals will close on 5 September 2018.

Launched in 20014, the bilateral exchange program aims to provide opportunities for young researchers of Japan and the Philippines to meet, interact and exchange ideas to build a robust science and technology community in the region.

General criteria
– The applicant must be a Filipino PhD holder, employed full-time in any DOST-recognized national, public or private university or research institution.
– The research project must be aligned with the DOST priority areas under the Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda.
– The research project must not exceed two years.
– The research project must be a collaborative work between a Filipino and a Japanese scientist/researcher.
– DOST will provide an annual funding of up to PHP 1.25 million in support of the research project.

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