Materials

There is considerable collaboration activity on new materials, improved materials and new applications of existing materials for renewable energy and other environmental friendly energy technologies. Nanotechnology related materials are increasingly prioritized.

Examples of themes:

  • Hydrogen embrittlement
  • High-strength steel
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Advanced inorganic materials for energy and electronic applications
  • Advanced biological materials

Articles

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

From FY2013, under the framework of its bilateral program, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) includes a new scheme called Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars. This scheme gives all researchers around the world an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars in any academic field with funded Japanese colleagues. The scheme supports(…)

Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

The organizers, together with Japanese partners, are now inviting input on how to develop the program of the Japan-Norway Energy Science Week, scheduled to take place in Tokyo 26th-29th May, 2015. The Energy Science Week is building on the science weeks of the two preceding years, the last one in 2014 focusing on the marine/seafood area. Japan(…)

NANO2021 programme for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

NANO2021 programme for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

The Research Council of Norway’s 10-year Programme on Nanotechnology and New Materials (NANOMAT), part of the Large-scale Programme initiative, was concluded at the end of 2011 and is being replaced by the NANO2021 programme, a new 10-year large-scale programme that will run from 2012 through 2021. The NANO2021 programme has been established as in accordance(…)

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