Research

Other Distinctive Projects

Other than the Global COE Program / Good Practice (MEXT), large-scale competitive funding from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Chiba university has obtained a variety of competitive funding from organizations such as the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to advance its international education and research projects.

1. Career Development Program for Foreign Students in JAPAN: Advanced Education Program for Career Development of Foreign Students in Japan

This program sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) provides courses designed to improve Japanese language and business skills, and offer internships, and employment support programs to exceptional and highly motivated students from Asia seeking employment in Japan.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2007-2010 Global Asia Design School Program Professor Hiroshi Noguchi, Dean, Graduate School of Engineering

2. JSPS-International Training Program (ITP)

This program sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)aims to strengthen overseas research and education opportunities for young researchers in Japanese universities, including graduate students (master's and doctoral students), post-doctoral researchers, and research associates. To advance these objectives, ITP supports Japanese universities in their organizational efforts to establish collaborative relationships with one or more overseas partner institutes (universities, research institutes, enterprises, etc.) providing opportunities that allow young researchers to participate in research and education activities for a given period in overseas locations.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2009-2013 Program for Training Young Scientists through "Plant Science for Health" Consortium Professor Masahiro Mii, Graduate School of Horticulture

3. Asian CORE Program

This program sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)aims to establish Asian research hubs that conduct world-class research and foster outstanding young researchers for lasting partnerships that ties research and education centers in Japan and Asian countries for joint research projects that are considered advanced or internationally important.

After termination of the support period, the program is expected to continue its activity to play the role of research and education core in Japan and Asia.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2010-2014 New Phase of Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia Professor Atsushi Nishida, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science

4. AA Science Platform Program

This program sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is designed to contribute to the solution of problems in Asia and Africa (AA) with Japanese research institutes playing a leading role in formation of a lasting cooperative structure that links research institutes in Asia and Africa and forms a research hub for related fields while fostering young researchers.

After termination of the support period, the program is expected to continue its activity to play the role of research and education core in Japan, Asia and Africa.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2009-2011 Toward an International Research and Education Center for Pioneering Rehabilitation Medical Engineering Professor Koichi Ito, Graduate School of Engineering

5. Institutional Program for Young Researcher Overseas Visits

This program is sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) through which support is given to Japanese universities and other research institutions that carry out programs offering young researchers (undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, research associates, assistant professors, lecturers and those who are equivalent to them) opportunities to conduct research at overseas institutions or research venues. The ultimate objective of the program is to foster the kind of highly capable researchers with broad international perspectives upon whose shoulders Japan can entrust its future.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2009-2012 Systematic Training Program for International Researchers in Medical, Pharmaceutical and Nurse Science to Develop Novel and Comprehensive Management of Chronic Diseases

Professor Koutaro Yokote, Graduate School of Medicine

Towards International Network for Pioneering Therapeutic Engineering by Bio-robotics Technology Professor Yu Wenwei, Graduate School of Engineering
Frontier Science International Training Program for Young Researchers Leading in Materials Science and Computational Science Professor Nobuo Ueno, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science

6. Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Vitalizing Brain Circulation

This program sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is designed to expand opportunities for young Japanese researchers to gain global-level experience and take up the challenge of exploring various issues prevailing within the global arena while forming networks with colleagues at overseas universities and research institutes. By supporting overseas visits for young researchers participating in international research collaboration projects, the program seeks to advance science in Japan by vitalizing the international circulation of young research talent.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2010-2012 The Construction of International Scientific Cooperative Network of Development of High Density Energy Storage Materials for the Sustainable Society Professor Hirofumi Kanoh, Graduate School of Science

7. Project for Training Highly Sophisticated Professionals through Inter-University Exchange among Japan, China, ROK, Etc.

This program conducted by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) supports the provision of practical training in cooperation with industrial circles through the acceptance of students from China and Korea studying in growing fields common to the three countries for which the cooperative structure needs strengthening. The program offers opportunities for Japanese, Chinese and Korean students to interact, cooperate and develop together.

YearProject TitleProject Leader
2010-2015 Plant Environment Designing Program Takato Koba, Graduate School of Horticulture