Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences
Tohoku University


Application for FRIS Support Program for Interdisciplinary Research (closed)


Deadline : April 6, 2018
One of the objectives of Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (FRIS) is adoption and promotion for basic research themes beyond the typical disciplines. FRIS has basic experiment facilities and devices to meet the demand of interdisciplinary studies.
We invite proposals for the cutting-edge interdisciplinary themes or subjects in order to support the seminal studies of 6 domains of (1) Materials and Energy, (2) Life and Environmental science, (3) Information and Systems, (4) Device technology, (5) Human and Society, (6) Advanced basic science for “FRIS Support Program for Interdisciplinary Research”. Submitted proposals are to be reviewed by FRIS committee.
We encourage application from various researchers belonging to the department, institute and center except FRIS in Tohoku University. We don’t limit anything about position of research contributors if a research group meets the conditions as mentioned in guidelines.
We appreciate your application based on new original ideas and new points of view.
Up to
5,000,000 yen for each fiscal year (Up to 15,000,000 for 3 years).
Qualification requirements
A research group should consist of members from more than three of faculties (schools) or institutions in Tohoku University.

Application documents, Submission method
Applicants should fill in the application form (A4 2 pages) and follow directions. Submit 2 hard-copies to administrative of FRIS.

April 6, 2018
For details please see the application guidelines.
Application form(word)

Prof. Saida, (call extension 92-5752 or e-mail to @ )
Specially assigned associate professor Suzuki, (call extension 92-4353 or e-mail to @).