JST is to fund 2 joint research projects coordinated by e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) in the field of "Bioenergy"
On March 2, 2017, the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) announced that JST conducted the 5th joint call for proposals in collaboration with 5 organizations from 5 countries (e.g. Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia) within the framework of the e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP), and with the approval of the e-ASIA Board, has agreed to commence support for 2 collaborative research projects in the field of "Bioenergy".
A total of 9 proposals in the field of "Bioenergy" was submitted in response to the joint call. Based on the results of evaluation conducted by experts, JST and other participating funding organizations jointly decided on the two successful projects to select for funding.