MIRAI research seminar ‘Sustainable Social System and Technology for an Ageing Society’, 9-12 October, Tokyo, Japan

Over 200 participants from Sweden and Japan have registered for the upcoming MIRAI research seminar to address ‘Sustainable Social System and Technology for an Ageing Society’ and to celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan. From 9-12 October researchers, university leaders, funding agencies, government officials and other interested parties from Sweden and […]

Research Grants in Japan and Europa, Canon Foundation

Canon Foundation is a philanthropic, grant-making institution, active in the promotion of international culture and scientific relations between Europe and Japan. More information about the current call for Research Fellowships can be found here. Deadline 15 September.

Japanese researchers visited Gothenburg to discuss sustainability and water, June 2018

Early career scientists from Japan and Sweden met in June 2018 to discuss sustainability related to water. Read more about the workshop here.

A successful collaboration where differences unite: Joint Ageing workshop in Gothenburg, June 2018

On 14th and 15th June, a group of Japanese and Swedish researchers met for a two-day joint workshop at Chalmers University of Technology to address some of the scientific and social challenges associated with ageing in both countries. Information about the workshop can be found here.

Call for Joint Japan-Sweden Research Collaboration open

STINT and JSPS call for applications for ‘Joint Japan-Sweden Research Collaboration’, the call closes 5 September. More information can be found here.

MIRAI celebrates 150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan, 9-12 October, Tokyo, Japan

From 9-12 October researchers, university leaders, funding agencies, government officials and other interested parties from Sweden and Japan will meet in Tokyo, Japan to discuss Sustainable Social System and Technology for Ageing Society as well as current research issues within Ageing, Materials Science and Sustainability and an Innovation Perspective for the Future for Sweden and […]

Early career researchers continue scientific discussions

In May and June, early career researchers continue their scientific discussions in the fields of Ageing (14-15 June, Chalmers University of Technology), Materials Science (14-16 May, Kyushu University) and Sustainability (7-8 June, University of Gothenburg). More information can be found here.

Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants funds 12 projects

STINT, The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (RJ) and the Swedish Research Council (VR) grant 1,7 MSEK to 12 projects for the implementation of short-term projects to initiate new and strategically interesting international relationships in research and higher education between Sweden and Japan. More information can be found here.

STINT and JSPS grant 4,2 MSEK for joint Swedish-Japanese research projects

Four research projects have been granted funding by STINT and JSPS within the Joint Japan-Sweden Research Collaboration programme for the time period 2018–2021. More information can be found here.

150 years of diplomatic relations: Hokkaido University-Umeå University Exchange Seminar, Umeå, Sweden

From 27 February to 1 March, a delegation from Hokkaido University visits Umeå University to discuss and develop future cooperation within arctic and indigenous people research as part of Umeå’s Japanese Week on Campus. Representatives from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Secretary General for Sweden-Japan Foundation, First Secretary from the embassy of […]