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Japan Science and Technology Agency

国立研究開発法人科学技術振興機構, コクリツケンキュウカイハツホウジンカガクギジュツシンコウキコウ
Representive : President, HAMAGUCHI Michinari
Establishment year: 2003
Address: Kawaguchi Center bldg., 4-1-8 Honcho, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, 332-0012, Japan
Number of employees: 1500
Organization/Research department name (29):
  • Department of Strategic Planning and Management
  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Audit and Legal Affairs
  • Department of Personnel
  • Department of Financial Affairs
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Subordinate facility name  (1):
  • -Overseas Branch Office (Paris, Washington,D.C., Singapore, Beijing)
History (5):
  • 1957/08
  • 1961/07
  • 1996/10
  • 2003/10
  • 2015/04
Purpose of establishment:
JST's mission is to promote science and technology in Japan
by conducting a broad range of activities, including the following:

-Promotion of consistent research and development from basic
research to commercialization with particular emphasis on the
creation of new technological seeds.

-Upgrading the infrastructure for the promotion of science and technology,
including dissemination of scientific and technological information.
Business overview:
Planning of research and development strategy for the creation of innovation
Promoting the creation of innovation
-Strategic Basic Research Programs
-Research and Development Programs Focused on Technology Transfer
-Support for reconstruction and revitalization after the Great East Japan Earthquake
-Promotion of international joint research in science and technology
-Programs to Promote the Utilizatio of University IP
Building infrastructure for the creation of innovation
-Dissemination of Scientific and Technological Information
-Promoting Science Education
-Deepening dialogue and cooperation with society toward co-creation of future
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