At the Washington, DC office our mission is to strengthen scientific cooperation between JST and our counterpart organizations, scientists and researchers within the United States, in addition to to check and analyze native STI policies and R&D trends. We additionally support varied scientific collaborative arrangements with different nations within the Americas. Our workplace plays a key function when the JST president and contingent go to the US for important occasions such because the AAAS annual meeting. The JST abroad offices are strategically situated to capture the latest science and technology trends in their respective areas, actively promote the global actions of JST-funded Japanese researchers and leverage world networks to boost and internationalize Japan’s S&T. AJ-CORE (Africa-Japan Collaborative Research) 1st Joint Call The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is accepting proposals for collaborative analysis initiatives beneath the framework of AJ-CORE (Africa-Japan Collaborative Research) within the field of “Environmental Science”.