CONnecting and Coordinating European Research and Technology Development with Japan

Basic Information


CONCERT-Japan is a European Union (EU) funded project in the International Cooperation Activities under the Capacities Programme of the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology Development (FP7). The aim of this project is to promote an effective and coordinated science and technology cooperation between European countries and Japan with a view to further expanding and harmonizing already existing cooperation between them. The core project consortium consists of 13 partners including organizations from European countries and Japan. The Coordinator of the project is The Scienific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (T?B?TAK). As an International Cooperation ERA-NET project, CONCERT-Japan is designed to coordinate, structure and eventually enhance the science and technology cooperation between European countries and Japan.

Main research priorities of the network

Efficient energy storage and distribution Resilience against disasters Photonic manufacturing

Research fields covered by the network

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Industrial production
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
  • Transport

Target Groups

  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations

Joint Calls

Joint Call Title Type Launch Date Deadline
End Date
CONCERT-Japan Photonic Manufacturing Joint Call one-stage 10/02/2014   30/04/2014 31/07/2014
CONCERT-Japan Pilot Joint Call on Research and Innovation one-stage 03/09/2012   15/11/2012

Submitted: 94


Funded: 9