Welcome to the website of CONCERT-Japan, an initiative for Connecting and Coordinating European Research and Technology Development with Japan. CONCERT-Japan is funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (EU) for RTD and designed to promote an effective and coordinated science and technology cooperation among European countries and Japan.
The CONCERT-Japan Joint Workshop on Resilience against Disasters was held on the 25th November 2014, in Tokyo. The event was organised by JST and there were more than 50 participants, including the 5 research teams funded in the Pilot Joint Call Resilience against Disasters thematic area, several CONCERT-Japan partners, as well as representatives of European embassies in Japan and other relevant stakeholders.
The Final Conference of the CONCERT-Japan Project was organized on 1-2 December 2014 in İzmir by TÜBİTAK. There have been around 40 participants from the funding organisations in both Europe and Japan.
CONCERT-Japan is a concerted action in the science and technology cooperation of the European countries with Japan. The R&D funding organisations from Europe and Japan came together in the first day of the Final Conference. It was followed by the Steering Committee meeting of the Project and the Kick-off Meeting of the European Interest Group for Japan on the second day.
In February 2014, the CONCERT-Japan Transnational Call on Photonic Manufacturing was announced. Until May 15th, research teams from Europe and Japan had the possibility to submit proposals for collaborative Europe-Japan research and innovation projects in the field of photonics.
This call was funded by the national and regional contributions from 6 funding organizations representing 6 different countries including Japan (JST), Hungary (OTKA), Italy (Region Lombardy), Slovakia (SAS), Switzerland (SNF) and Turkey (TUBITAK).
Through the CONCERT-Japan Joint Call on Photonic Manufacturing which was announced in February 2014, 4 collaborative research projects with the participation of teams from Europe and Japan will be funded.
This call is funded by the national and regional contributions from 6 funding organizations representing 6 different countries including Japan, Hungary, Lombardy - Italy, Slovakia, Switzerland and Turkey.