Funding opportunities for joint activities

Updated information about funding opportunities for collaboration between Swedish and Japanese universities can be found here.

Joint statement signed between Sweden and Japan during MIRAI seminar in Tokyo, Japan

During the second MIRAI seminar, taking place from 9-12 October in Tokyo, Japan, the Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden and the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of Sweden and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan signed an agreement on Strengthening of Japan-Sweden Science and Technology Cooperation. The signing […]

JSPS two month summer program for Master students, PhDs and Post-Docs, June-August 2019

Young pre- and post-doctoral researchers from Sweden have the opportuntiy to recieve an orientation on Japanese culture and research systems and to pursue research under the guidance of host reserachers of selected Japanese univeristies and research instutes over a period of two months during the summer 2019. More information you can find here or on […]

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.