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Cooperation agreement with Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency, Japan

The Japan Science and Technology Agency, representing Japanese scientists, have signed a co-operation agreement with EMBO. 

As part of this agreement, the following EMBO activities are open to scientists based in Japan*: 

  • EMBO Fellowships – applications from scientists funded by several JST programmes are invited for Scientific Exchange Grants
  • Group leaders based in Japan and funded by several JST programmes can apply to the EMBO Young Investigator Programme
  • EMBO and JST will also organize matchmaking workshops to promote interactions and collaborations between selected researchers based in Japan and EMBC Member States.

Through the agreement between EMBO and The Company of Biologists, the following activities are also available*:

In addition to the above agreements, researchers from Japan wanting to carry out postdoctoral work in an EMBC Member State, and researchers from EMBC Member States wanting to do postdoctoral work in Japan, are eligible for the Postdoctoral Fellowships.

*All applications should be addressed directly to EMBO, except when applying for travel grants, childcare grants or fee waivers to attend scientific meetings funded by EMBO. These should be addressed to the organizers of the event.

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