Research Funding

FY2022 KAKENHI Peer Review – Now accepting applications

To support Tokyo Tech researchers applying for FY2022 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), the Office of Research and Innovation is providing the KAKENHI Peer Review service.

Through this service, applicants can receive feedback on their proposals from Tokyo Tech faculty and emeritus professors who have experience serving as KAKENHI reviewers.


  1. Pre-application (7/1-8/9)
  2. Submit KAKENHI proposal (8/10-8/13)
  3. Tokyo Tech reviewers check proposal (by 8/31)
  4. Feedback from reviewers (Upon receipt or by 9/3 at the latest)


Eligible applicants Tokyo Tech faculty and research staff planning to apply for FY2022 KAKENHI
Eligible proposals FY2022 KAKENHI proposals for categories Scientific Research B, Scientific Research C, Early-Career, and Challenging Research
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Period July 1, 2021 – August 9, 2021
How to apply
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Proposal Submission

Period August 10, 2021 – August 13, 2021
Where to submit

Office of Research and Innovation
Attn: KAKENHI Peer Review Team

Email: kaken[at]

*Replace [at] with @ before sending.

What to submit
How to submit

Please upload documents 1 and 2 to Box or T2BOX, and email us the URL. If necessary, password protect the files.

*Confirmation emails will be sent in the order that submissions are received. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us.

*See the GSIC page on how to create a T2BOX.


Proposals will be handled as confidential information.

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Review and Feedback

Feedback from reviewers will be forwarded to the applicant as it arrives. (Typically 2 to 3 weeks after submission, and at the latest by 9/3.) The names of the reviewers will not be provided.

Posted on: 2021/07/01

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