Joint Research and Research Meeting(NIG-JOINT)

NIG-JOINT is an open call for Joint Research and Research Meeting by NIG

National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems (hereafter, NIG) is the Inter-University Research Institute which was established aiming to conduct comprehensive research regarding the basics of Genetics and its applications and to contribute the development of academic research.
In order to provide domestic and oversea researchers with the opportunity to collaborate, NIG-JOINT offers “Joint Research” and “Research Meeting” between researchers inside and outside of NIG
(Research representatives are requested to acknowledge NIG Joint Research when results based on this research project are published.)

1. [ Joint Research ]

Based on the application from researchers outside NIG, NIG researchers collaborate with them for conducting the research on the subject of application. The following three categories are solicited.

[ NIG-JOINT A ]:

Eligible applicants are researchers affiliated with domestic and overseas universities or research institutes. Travel expenses required for the researchers to visit NIG conducting the Joint Research are provided. (Up to 150,000JPY can be requested by an applicant. *Up to 100,000JPY for the Additional Open Call for 2023.)

[ NIG-JOINT B ]:

Eligible applicants are researchers affiliated with domestic and overseas universities or research institutes. Travel and research expenses (supplies and other expenses used within NIG, in principle) required for the Joint Research are provided. (Up to 700,000JPY can be requested by an applicant for travel and research expenses.)
The joint research should be planned and conducted such that applicant or his/her joint research members stay at NIG for more than 7 days in total during the research period.

[ NIG-JOINT I -International Joint research- ]:

Eligible applicants are researchers affiliated with overseas universities or research institutes. Travel expenses required for the researchers to visit NIG conducting the Joint Research are provided. (More than 150,000JPY up to 350,000JPY can be requested by an applicant.)

  * Common Equipment at NIG are available to be used for the Joint Research. Please refer to the address below for the available Common Equipment.
 https://www.nig.ac.jp/nig/ja/research-infrastructure-collaboration/common-equipment

2. [ Joint Research Meeting ]

The Joint Research Meeting is held among small number of researchers from inside and outside of NIG. It must be held at NIG, but online meeting is also permitted if necessary. Travel expenses are provided for the visits of researchers to NIG. In the case of online meeting, online meeting tool contract fee is provided. (Up to 350,000JPY can be requested by an applicant.)

Webpage for Research Meetings

Open call for 2024 NIG-JOINT

*Application was closed.

※ The Guideline for Application for 2024 NIG-JOINT 

The application must be completed via online application system called “Joint Research On-line Integrated System (JROIS)”

Joint Research On-line Integrated System (JROIS) 

As JROIS researcher ID is required for the first time applicants, please complete New user registration in advance. If you have already registered with JROIS, please login with your ID and password.
・The same account can be used for those who applied as a “Research Representative” on the former JROIS system (Transitioned in FY2022).
If you registered only as a Joint research member or Host researcher on the former JROIS system, you are required to create a new account.

▼ Flow of Procedure (Flow of application ~ adoption ~ submit the progress report)

Initial operation instructions for Electric Application System/JROIS User manual (abridged version)

Initial operation instructions for Electric Application System 
JROIS User manual (simplified version) 


 2024 Application Forms

Application form must be upload and submit in PDF・DOCX・ZIP format to JROIS.

Letter of Approval Forms
 If research representative’s affiliation is changed after the adoption, please change the registration information on the “Edit User” screen on JROIS and a Letter of Approval from the new organization should be submitted.

Regarding the reports after the Joint Research and Research Meeting
-Three Requests-

1. For “Joint Research” and “Joint Research Meeting”, please submit the Progress Report to NIG by April 30th in next fiscal year.

Joint Research and Research Meeting for FY2023

2023 Research Report Forms

2024 Research Report Forms

・Please fill in the “FOR MEXT Report (at the end of research)” on the Edit Application screen of the electric application system JROIS (https://jrois2.rois.ac.jp/), and upload this report in PDF・DOCX・ZIP format from the same screen.

2. Publication of Research Result.

Research representatives are requested to acknowledge NIG Joint Research as follows when results based on this research project are published,

Example:(Successful applicant: Taro Iden, Reference Number: 1A2023)
This work was supported by NIG-JOINT (1A2023) to T.Iden.

3. All papers presenting the result of the “Joint Research” should be submitted with the progress report in a single file in PDF・DOCX・ZIP format by uploading.

NIG-JOINT Report

2022

List of Previous Application Guidelines


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