Application for the RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Project Program has become online. Applications will be accepted via the online system only.
Please file an application by the deadline after perusing the Application Guidelines.
Application Guidelines for RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects in FY2020
From Jan. 15 to Feb. 28, 2020 (strictly abide by the deadline)
Schedule of Cooperative Research Projects
A researcher who will be the Principal Investigator (Pl) is requested to apply for a research theme and submit a report through the RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects System.
|FIow||Period of implementation||Contents of implementation|
|User registration||January 15-February 18||Apply for user registration|
in case of first use
|Acceptance of application||January 15-February 28||Submit application|
|Research starts /|
Budget execution begins
|Around mid-April||Notice of decision to|
Notice of budget amount
to be allocated
|↓||Procedures for official trips|
(for purchase in case
|Prepare report||~till end of March next year||Submit report|
The Principal Investigator (Pl) who will use the system for the first time is required to complete user registration in advance to obtain a login ID and a password.· Please send the application well in advance to allow sufficient time for user registration by the each application terms, as user registration may take a few days. Those who registered as users in the previous fiscal year can continue to use the system without the registration.
As described in the Application Guidelines, the Pl is mandated to file an application after completing consultations with his/her research collaborator of RIEC (a RIEC teacher who assists the Pl for a relevant research theme) regarding a research theme, a research plan, etc. Be sure to contact the research collaborator of RIEC in advance before filing an applicaion. No user registration is needed for joint researchers.
Personal information associated with user registration will be used solely for the purpose of operating the RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects System and will never be used otherwise.
Login for RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects System
When a login ID and password are obtained after the above user registration, log in to the RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects System and file an application.
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Download a manual for detailed operational information from here:
【Manual for RIEC Nation-wide Cooperative Research Projects System: PDF Download】
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