CONCERT-Japan Pilot Joint Call on Research and Innovation

Basic Information

Network CONCERT-Japan
Aim of the joint call With the aims of fostering bi-regional cooperation between Europe and Japan; increasing high quality research networking; developing and strengthening partnerships, and exchanging existing knowledge as well as creating new knowledge, the CONCERT-Japan Pilot Joint Call is expected to trigger sustainable and multilateral research cooperation between European and Japanese researchers. The two thematic fields of the CONCERT-Japan Pilot Joint Call on Research and Innovation are as follows: · Efficient Energy Storage and Distribution and · Resilience against Disasters.
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 03/09/2012
Deadline Full-Proposal 15/11/2012 Submitted proposal: 94
Evaluation End Date 28/02/2013 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 9
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Transport
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
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
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
France Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs (MAEE)
France Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MER-MESR)
Germany Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Germany Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of North Rhine-Westphalia (MIWFT-NRW)
Hungary Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)
Italy Autonomous Province of Trento (PAT)
Italy Lombardy Region (LOM)
Japan Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Romania Management Authority for Scientific Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer (AMCSIT) from the Polytechnic University (AMCSIT)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV)
Spain Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)