Our Grants

The NOVARTIS Foundation (Japan) for the Promotion of Science supports creative research and international exchange in the life sciences and related areas of chemistry and information science.

Our Grants

Novartis Research Grants are provided to support individual research projects. Each year approximately 35 grants are provided, at JPY 1 million/grant, for research to be performed for 1 year beginning in April of the following year. Grant applications are received from July through September, and recipients are selected by the end of the following February.

Research Meeting Grants are provided for international conferences held in Japan from the next April to the following March. Each year approximately 5 grants are provided, at JPY 400,000/grant.

Novartis Research Grants

Intent To support creative research in the life sciences and related areas of chemistry and information science
Amount JPY 1 million/grant 35 grants
Candidate qualifications Affiliation with a designated institution (see the Table of Designated Nominating Institutions)
Application deadline On or around September 15
Recipient selection Late in February of the next year
Duration of supported research From April of the next year to March of the year after that

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Research Meeting Grants

Intent To support international conferences held in Japan and focusing on life sciences or related fields in chemistry or information science
Amount JPY 400,000/grant 5 grants
Candidate qualifications None (open application), except that only 1 application can be considered per meeting
Application deadline End of September
Recipient selection Late in February of the next year
Period of grant From April of the next year to March of the year after that