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The CNRS Tokyo Office publishes every year an English-language brochure about the scientific cooperation between CNRS and Japan.

Cover of the CNRS in Japan booklet (2021 edition)


In this document, you will find:

  • an overall introduction of CNRS and its international cooperation tools
  • a presentation of CNRS Office for North-East Asia
  • an overview of CNRS institutional partners in Japan, as well as key figures on CNRS cooperation with Japan
  • an outline of International Research Networks (IRN) and International Research Projects (IRP) between CNRS and Japan
  • a thorough presentation of International Research Laboratories (IRL) between CNRS in Japan
  • an overview of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)’s programs supported by CNRS
  • an outline of CNRS strategic partnership with the University of Tokyo
  • a map of CNRS structured cooperations in Japan, “CNRS in Japan at a glance”


The CNRS Tokyo Office regularly publishes a French-language news bulletin on the CNRS activities and scientific news in North-East Asia (Japan, Taiwan, South Korea).

Première page du bulletin n°9 du bureau CNRS de Tokyo

BULLETIN No. 11 (APRIL 2022)

In this issue, you will find:

  • An update on the Covid-19 epidemic in North-East Asia
  • A special segment on CNRS structured cooperation in Japan in the field of physics, including an article by Thierry Dauxois, director of the Institute of Physics; a presentation of the new DYNACOM International Research Laboratory; a report on the second Nanocar Race; and an interview of Andrés Santander Syro, PI of the EXCELSIOR International Research Project between France, Japan and Argentina
  • Articles about CNRS structured cooperation in North-East-Asia: updates about the activities of the SMOLAB International Research Project, a report about Prof. Kae Nemoto, co-director of JFLI International Research Laboratory, receiving the French National Order of Merit…