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JST to Fund 6 Projects in EIG CONCERT-Japan within the Framework of the Strate-gic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

 On January 8, 2021, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) announced that JST has approved funding new joint research project in the research field of "ICT for Resilient, Safe and Secure Society", in collaboration with 10 funding agencies from 10 European countries in the framework of the EIG CONCERT-Japan under SICORP.

 EIG CONCERT-Japan is an international joint initiative to support and enhance science, technology and innovation (STI) cooperation between Japan and European countries.

 In 2020, the seventh Joint Call was conducted from May18 to July 17 in the research field of "ICT for Resilient, Safe and Secure Society", to which a total of 21 proposals was submitted. Following in depth evaluation by the Scientific Committee Meeting and subsequent discussion among funding agencies that participated in the Joint Call, it has been decided that JST will jointly fund the 6 projects.