Sponsored Research and Joint Research

Kyushu University actively promotes sponsored research and joint research with industry and public organizations. To inquire, please contact our General Affairs and Contract Group TEL: +81-92-832-2140.

Each year we conduct several hundreds of sponsored/joint researches projects (Ref. Track Record ). Researches based on mutual trust with collaborating organizations has brought us remarkable results.

* Sponsored Research is research that is conducted by our faculty members upon request by industry and public organizations.

* Joint Research is research that is conducted jointly by our faculty members and researchers of industry and public organizations. Each joint research theme is determined by both researchers.

* Sponsored Research and Joint Research are conducted with funding from industry or public organizations.

Please refer to the flow chart below for a set of procedures for sponsored/joint research.

Policies for Sponsored Research

Forms for Sponsored Research

Policies for Joint Research

Forms for Joint Research

■On handling of Non-Disclosure Agreement with regard to Industry-Academia-Government collaboration related to research activities (Notification) PDF (Japanese Only)

■NDA template 1 WORD (Japanese Only)

■NDA template 2 WORD (Japanese Only)

■Contact information
Industry-Academia Collaboration & Community Outreach Support Group

Contact Information

  • Providing consultation services to those inside and outside KU
  • Public relations planning and promotional events

Consultation & Office Operation Group

Tel:+81-92-802-5127 Fax:+81-92-802-5145

  • Collecting and analyzing policy information etc.
  • Research strategic planning, etc.

Research Strategy Group

Tel:+81-92-802-2163 Fax:+81-92-802-2164

  • Supporting funds acquisition, promotion of interdisciplinary research, etc.
  • Supporting planning, coordination, application and implementation of research projects

Research Development Group

Tel:+81-92-802-2162 Fax:+81-92-802-2164

  • Promoting domestic and international I-A-G collaboration
  • Promoting comprehensive collaboration research and joint research department, etc.

Research Alliance Group

Tel:+81-92-802-5135 Fax:+81-92-802-5060

  • Discovering intellectual properties and patent application
  • Marketing and licensing intellectual properties

Intellectual Property Management Group

Tel:+81-92-802-5137 Fax:+81-92-802-5145

  • Supporting creation of great KU startups
  • Cultivating entrepreneurial talents in KU

Startup Support Group

Tel:+81-92-802-5143 Fax:+81-92-802-5145

    • General affairs concerning academic research

    Industry Collaboration Pianning Office, Research Pianning Division, Research General Affairs Section


    Tel:+81-92-802-2320 Fax:+81-92-802-2391

    • Supporting general affairs concerning I-A-G collaboration

    Industry Collaboration Planning Office, Planning Section


    Tel:+81-92-802-5064 Fax:+81-92-802-5059

    • Supporting subsidies's application etc., for Scientific Research grants

    Industry Collaboration Pianning Office, Research Promotion Division, Research Fund Section


    Tel:+81-92-802-2327 Fax:+81-92-802-2390

    • Supporting joint research & sponsored research

    Industry Collaboration Planning Office, Funded Research, Contract Section


    Tel:+81-92-802-5067 Fax:+81-92-802-5059