The Joint Usage/Research Center for Interdisciplinary Large-scale Information Infrastructures is made up of eight centers equipped with supercomputers. These centers are the Information Initiative Center of Hokkaido University, the Cyberscience Center of Tohoku University, the Information Technology Center of the University of Tokyo, the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Information Technology Center of Nagoya University, the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies of Kyoto University, the Cybermedia Center of Osaka University, and the Research Institute for Information Technology of Kyushu University. This is a network-type joint usage and collaborative research center, and its core institution is the Information Technology Center of the University of Tokyo. The Center began as a program of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT) in April 2010.
Research resources listed on Attachment of the Call for Proposals can be utilized free of charge within the approved amount.
In addition, From 2017 onwards, research using both large-scale data and large-capacity network can be conducted that depends upon a very wide bandwidth network provided by SINET5 (including L2VPN service etc.), in cooperation with the National Institute of Informatics. Please see the Call for Proposals in Application Procedure for details of provided resources and possible joint research examples.
2018 Call for Proposals of Joint Research Projects
Application deadline（Submission of both PDF and printed versions of the application form is required）
・Online Registration Open
December 13, 2017
・Online Registration Deadline (required)
January 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
・Submission of Printed Application Form (required)
January 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
2018 Joint Research Schedule
|November 15, 2017||Announcement of Call for Proposals of Joint Research Projects|
|December 13, 2017||Online Registration Open|
|January 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m.||Online Registration Deadline|
|January 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m.||Submission of Printed Application Form|
|mid-March, 2018||Notification of Adoption|
|April 1, 2018||Joint Research Project Start|
|July 12-13, 2018||Research Introductionat 10th JHPCN Symposium|
|March 31, 2019||Joint Research Project End|
Please see following page about the detail.
※ Please click "Joint Rserch" button at the upper-right corner of this page.
※ Especially, note that the application procedures differ for "Research projects that use the HPCI-JHPCN System" and "Research projects that do not use the HPCI-JHPCN System".
※ Please see "2018 Call for Proposals of Joint Research Projects" about the concrete research resources.
Please see following page about JHPCN use on CMC.
Posted : November 17,2017