The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is accepting proposals for bilateral collaborative research projects under the theme of COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences between Japan and the United States, United Kingdom, France and Canada.

Please refer to the website and the call text for more detailed information.


  • Application Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021, 17:00 (Japan time)
  • Details of Support:
    Research projects selected for funding in this call will receive support for a period of approximately 11 months totaling no more than 7,800,000 JPY including direct and indirect costs. Examples of direct costs include research materials, personnel costs, travel costs and events. JST will support up to 10 projects in this call.
  • Contact:
    Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    Department of International Affairs
    Ms. SHIRAISHI Junko, Mr. Oscar A. Rudenstam