*2 Collaborative researchers from private organizations, etc. (research venue) :
Subsequent handling of intellectual property is provided in the agreement, or discussed when required.
Corporate researchers are also able to conduct research at Tokyo Tech.
In such cases, their identification status within Tokyo Tech is " collaborative researcher from private organization, etc."
*3 Research fees:
From April 2021, the research fee for 1 collaborative researcher from a private organization, etc., or a commissioned researcher is 65,000 yen per month plus 10% consumption tax, multiplied by the number of months of the researcher's stay period. The time and period for receiving these two types of researchers can be arbitrarily determined with the consent of the faculty member receiving the researcher.Close
*4 Advice/guidance content:
Subsequent handling of intellectual property is provided in the agreement, or discussed when required. As part of the advice given in regard to challenges within the corporation, measurement with equipment belonging to faculty members (self-created equipment, etc., that doesn't exist elsewhere) done by them is included. This does not include acceptance of simple measurement requests and loaning of equipment.Close
*5 Guidance time:
Lectures by faculty members held for corporate researchers can also be made part of the academic guidance system.
Time spent by faculty members includes the time spent to prepare materials, make phone calls, and write e-mails, etc., required for provision of advice.
Time units are determined by discussions between Tokyo Tech and the corporation.
*1 Specially appointed faculty members:
Direct expenses received for Collaborative research are used to employ specially appointed faculty members.Close
*2 Positioning of lectures:
Lectures will be incorporated into the special study programs set for the schools established at Tokyo Tech.Close
*1 Application fee, etc.:
Includes examination fees, measures taken in case of rejection, patent fees, and other fees for maintaining patent rights.Close
*2 Self-implementation by the corporation:
Includes the parent company, subsidiary companies, and other affiliated companies.Close
*3 An amount equivalent to implementation fee:
What is called "non-implementation compensation."Close
Visiting Researcher Program
Corporate researchers conduct research at Tokyo Tech under the guidance of Tokyo Tech faculty members. The fee for guidance of a corporate researcher (research fee) is born by the corporation.
Research subjects (guidance content)
Either one of the following
- Challenges within the corporation
- Set by the faculty member
Roles of faculty members
Guidance for research activities at Tokyo Tech
Roles of corporate researchers
Commissioned researchers conduct research in line with the research subject under the guidance of faculty members.
What is obtained
Research findings, skills and techniques, and knowledge gained by the researcher
The corporation holds the rights to an invention by a commissioned researcher.
The fee for guidance of a commissioned researcher "Research Fees*3" is born by the corporation.
Application of special testing and research expenses tax deduction system
Amount equivalent to 23% of the total research fee
Flow of Agreement
1. Look for faculty members to receive commissioned researchers.
"Are there any faculty members who will participate in conducting this research? "We would like to know the research disciplines of Tokyo Tech faculty members."
"What systems are compatible?" etc.,
feel free to contact supervisors of Industrial Cooperation with any kind of question.
2.After the supervising faculty member has been determined, the corporate supervisor and the faculty member meet for interviews and discussion to determine the following matters.
- Research subject/period researchers are received
3. The corporation sends an application for commissioned researchers that states the content above and the resume of researchers to be received by Tokyo Tech to the Office of Research and Innovation at Tokyo Tech.
4. A letter of acceptance is sent.
5. Tokyo Tech sends the corporation a bill for the research fees.
⇒The corporation makes payment (by bank transfer).
6. Commencement of receiving the researchers