Fiscal Year 2020 Call for Research Proposals<1st Term> for the Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST, PRESTO and ACT-X)

  • Overview

JST opened application submission <1st Term※> for Strategic Basic Research Programs FY2020 (CREST, PRESTO and ACT-X).

※FY2020 application call and selection of research proposals are for research areas started in FY2018 and FY2019 (1st Term) and new research areas to be started in 2020 (2nd Term). And, the period is divided into two as <1st Term> and <2nd Term>.


Please see the following HP for the details.


※The Explanatory Meeting for each Research Area of FY2020 will be held on Web Site. Details will be informed in early April.


  • Deadline

PRESTO・ACT-X: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 13:00, Japan time

CREST: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12:00 noon, Japan time


  • Contact

Department of Innovation Research, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)