Cooperation V4 - Japan

Cooperation V4 - Japan

On 23 September 2014 in Bratislava representatives of research funding institutions from the Visegrad Group (V4) countries and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to promote development of increased cooperation in research and innovation by funding joint research projects.

The following institutions signed the MoC:

  • Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the Czech Republic,
  • Scientific Research Fund, Hungary,
  • National Centre for Research and Development, Poland,
  • Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia,
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan,
  • International Visegrad Fund.


The first joint call for proposals will be launched in December 2014 in the area of materials science and engineering.