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Horizon 2020 Info Day 2015: Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17 and EU-Japan Cooperation

Date: 14.10.2015

Auditorium, Delegation of the European Union to Japan (Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

Free of Charge (pre-registration required)
English/Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)

Registration is closed

Tokyo, Japan

On 14 October 2015, the JEUPISTE project organised the Horizon 2020 Info Day in Tokyo at the occasion of the publication of the new Work Programme 2016-2017 in Horizon 2020. 175 people attended this seminar hosted at the EU Delegation in Tokyo.

This event highlighted the opportunities for Japanese participation in Horizon 2020 by presenting the new Work Programmes 2016-2017 in light of cooperation with Japan. It further featured examples of Japanese participation by introducing the CD-LINKS and SAFARI Project, in addition to explaining Japan-EU projects in Energy and Intensity Frontier Research. In the second part of the seminar, the Japanese government, represented by JST, JSPS and MIC, detailed their efforts on cooperating with Europe. Finally, support services for Horizon 2020 in Japan such as JEUPISTE, NCP Japan and EURAXESS Links Japan were introduced in the concluding part.


Materials and links:

  • Calls in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme mentioning Japan (download PDF)
  • Press release on new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 (link)
  • Horizon 2020 Participant Portal with detailed call information (link)



  • Horizon 2020 and cooperation with Japan - Dr. Leonidas KARAPIPERIS (download PDF)
  • Overview of Work Programme 2016-2017 and opportunities for participation from Japan - Dr. Hiroshi MATSUMOTO (download PDF)
  • CD-LINKS Project - Mr. Shinichiro FUJIMORI (download PDF)
  • Japan and Europe Network for Energy and Intensity Frontier Research  - Dr. Tomio KOBAYASHI (download PDF)
  • SAFARI Project - Mr. Yutaka MIYAMOTO (download PDF)
  • Building Robust Japan-EU Cooperative Networks - Mr. Hideyuki YAMAGUCHI (download PDF)
  • Research and Development Policy and Japan-Europe cooperation of MIC - Mr. Shuji YAMAGUCHI (download PDF)
  • Horizon 2020 and the JEUPISTE project - Mr. Stijn LAMBRECHT (download PDF)
  • JEUPISTE data collection and analysis on Europe-Japan cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation - Ms. Aida DIAZ (download PDF)
  • Activities of the National Contact Point Japan - Dr. Hiroshi MATSUMOTO (download PDF)
  • EURAXESS services to support Europe-Japan cooperation and mobility projects - Dr. Matthieu PY (download PDF)



The Audience



Dr. Karapiperis


Dr. Mura



Dr. Matsumoto


Mr. Fujimori


Dr. Kobayashi


Mr. Miyamoto


Q&A Session with NCPs

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