At 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 iCeMS and its partners as their activities inform the innovation strategies of universities and research centers in Japan and strengthen ties with other World Premier International (WPI) research centers.
International PR + science communication
iCeMS research results are communicated and promoted domestically and internationally.
Building connections with the general public and high school students.
Research results are disseminated through the social media and websites, and newsletters and promotional goods.
International exchange of researchers
International symposia and researcher dispatch/invitation programs provide 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 funding is provided in collaboration with the Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA).
Donations are accepted through the iCeMS Fund, Yahoo! JAPAN Internet Fundraising, and other channels.
Shared analysis equipment
Shared analysis equipment and concierge service are available for scientists.
Support the immigration of international researchers to Japan
Assistance is available for immigration, housing, and other procedures so that researchers can focus on their work.
Maintenance of IT environment
Prioritizing information security and providing personalized support.