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Multidisciplinary BIO 2010

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Description of call for proposal

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) and the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) have established a scheme for joint funding of Japanese-Swedish cooperative research projects. Multidisciplinary bio has been selected as the field of research for which the joint funding scheme will apply. The aim of the programme is to strengthen the collaboration between Sweden and Japan within multidisciplinary bio to achieve world-class scientific results, leading towards new innovative technologies. This area is undergoing strong development and is considered important in both countries in order to achieve growth and sustainability over the long run.

  Applied Granted Granted as a percentage
Total number of applications 47 6 13%
Life Sciences 23 3 13%
Bioengineering, Medical Technology and Life Science Technologies 20 3 15%
Material Science and Material Technologies 3 0 0%
Information, Communication, and System Technologies 1 0 0%
Computational Science and Applied Mathematics 0 0 0%
Other 0 0 0%
Female main applicants 7 0 0%
Male main applicants 40 6 15%
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