Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences
Tohoku University

Open Research Proposal

Application for FRIS Creative Interdisciplinary Research Program

Deadline : April 19, 2019

Deadline : April 19, 2019
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 interdisciplinary themes and 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 Creative Interdisciplinary Research Program”. Adopted themes for this program are supposed to be leading to developed program "FRIS Support Program for Interdisciplinary Research" in future. Submitted proposals are to be reviewed by FRIS committee. We encourage application from young researchers such as assistant prof., lecturer, associate prof..
We appreciate your application based on new original ideas and new points of view.
Research budget
1,000,000 yen for each fiscal year.
Qualification requirements
Principal researcher (Research representative) should be a member of Tohoku University as assistant professor, lecturer and associate professor. Especially, we encourage application from young researchers.

Application form and submission method
Applicants should fill in the application form (A4 2 pages) and follow directions. Submit 2 hard-copies to administvative office of FRIS.

April 19, 2019
For details please see the application guidelines.

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