Research Support Activities

Use of Research Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President

Cases requiring screening

If the use of the facilities fall under those specified by Article 2, Paragraph 2 of the Regulations on the Use of Research Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President (only in Japanese), it requires the approval from the Office of Research and Innovation.

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Article 2 (Definition)
2. Use for Research shall mean use of Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President to perform research and administrative work therefor.

Article 5 (Approval for Use for Research)
The applicant for use of the facilities shall obtain approval from the Director of the Office of Research and Innovation.

Procedures for screening

Submission of the application for the Use of the Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President to the President’s office via the Director of the Office of Campus Management (Facilities Department) is deemed completion of the application for the screening to the Director of the Office of Research and Innovation. Screening is conducted at the scheduled Office of Research and Innovation Conference. The result of the approval is announced to the applicant via the Facilities Department.

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Article 4 (Application for Use)
The head of the relevant department shall apply for the use of research facilities for the individual wishing to use Research Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President (hereinafter referred to as the “Applicant”) via the Director of the Office of Campus Management, in principle, three months prior to the date that said individual wishes to begin use of said research facilities using the predetermined application form.
Article 5 (Approval for the Use for Research)
2. The application for the approval specified in the preceding paragraph is deemed to have been made upon the application for use for research specified in Paragraph 1 of the preceding Article.
3. The Director of the Office of Research and Innovation shall approve or disapprove the application specified in the preceding paragraph and notify the research representative and the President of the results via the Facilities Department.

Documents requiring for screening

In addition to the application form, applicants are required to submit documents (contracts, project plans, status of acceptance, etc.) for screening to the Facilities Department to confirm the items described in the Application for the Use of the Facilities Made Available at the Discretion of the President shown below.

  1. Period of Use (Period of the relevant project, etc.)
  2. Direct and indirect expenses

Related regulations, etc.

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