Research Promotion

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.

Research News

Outreach events

Events are organized for the general public and high school students.

Public Events

Offline/online communication

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 Researcher Exchange
Academic Events

International joint research

iCeMS partners with research institutions around the world to promote research.

Academic Cooperation & Exchange

Funding/Intellectual property

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.


Research environment

Shared analysis equipment

Shared analysis equipment and concierge service is available for scientists.

Analysis Center

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.

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Maintenance of IT environment

Sufficient network environment and security care are provided.

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