At the iCeMS, expert teams provide administrative and logistical support to accelerate “brain circulation” among national and international higher education and research institutions, expand and consolidate international networks of scientists in relevant fields, and promote practical use of the research output of iCeMS. They contribute to top-notch research environments at the iCeMS and its partners as their activities inform the innovation strategies of the universities and research centers in Japan and strengthen the ties with other World Premier International (WPI) research centers.
International PR + science communication
iCeMS research outcomes are communicated and promoted domestically and internationally.
Events are organized for the general public and high school students.
iCeMS’ science is disseminated through the social media and websites, and newsletters and novelties.
International exchange of researchers
International symposia and researcher dispatch/invitation programs provide the scientists with chances for international exchange.
International joint research
iCeMS partners with research institutions around the world to promote research.
Intellectual property/patent/industrial application
Acquisition and maintenance of patents and the execution of agreements and contracts are supported.
Strategic acquisition of research funds
Guidance on how to obtain research funds is provided in collaboration with the Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA).
Donations are invited through the iCeMS Fund, Yahoo! JAPAN Internet Fundraising, and other channels.
Shared analysis equipment
Shared analysis equipment and concierge service is available for scientists.
Support the immigration of international researchers to Japan
Assistance is available for immigration, housing, and other procedures that international researchers are required to go through.
Maintenance of IT environment
Sufficient network environment and security care are provided.