Japanese Fiscal Year 2015: Subsidy Program for Global Innovation Centers

Feb 17, 2016

JETRO will implement "Subsidy Program for Global Innovation Centers"
(FY2015 Supplementary Budget) with the aim
of drawing investments and excellent management resources from overseas by
promoting location of high value-added sections of overseas companies such
as R&D facilities, and making Japan a high value-added hub and innovation
base for global value chains.
This subsidy program subsidizes the cost of (1) establishment of global innovation
centers,(2) experimental studies, or (3) feasibility studies (F/S) in Japan with
respect to regenerative medicine or IoT (=Internet of Things).

JETRO has started accepting the application for the subsidized projects.
The outline of the subsidy program is as follows:
For more information, please refer to Application Guidlines of Subsidy Program for
Global Innovation Centers.

◆Application Guidelines and Submission of Application Forms
 Please download from the following websites.
  Application forms are available in Japanese.  
 English:  https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/invest/incentive_programs/info.html
 Japanese: https://www.jetro.go.jp/invest/support/info.html

◆Period of Application
 Public Announcement: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to Friday, September 9, 2016
 (12:00 p.m. Japan Time)
 *The deadline for the first public offering is Thursday, March 10
   (no later than 12:00 p.m. Japan time).
  *Application forms shall be submitted to the following address by mail or in person.

Secretariat for Subsidy Program for Global Innovation Centers
Invest Japan Department, JETRO
Ark Mori Building 6F,  12-32 Akasaka 1-Chome,  Minatoku, Tokyo, 107-6006, JAPAN
TEL:+81-(0)3-3582-5234  E-Mail: invest-japan@jetro.go.jp