Programme: TOYOTA – Research Grant Program

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Headline: Programme: TOYOTA – Research Grant Program

Freitag, 16. Juni 2017″Program Objectives
Research Grant Program 2017, titled “Exploring New Values for Society”, supports ambitious projects that adopt a panoramic view of the world and look generations into the future to seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring novel philosophies and arts to address difficult issues to be faced by future society; issues that are on a global scale; issues that transcend generations; and nascent problems that will only fully manifest themselves in the future.
[…]Designing social and economic systems for sustainable development within the limits of natural resources and the environment, and formulating indices to gauge human welfare as the basis for those systems; establishing a cross-generational ethics to consider how natural resources, energy sources, and a rich natural environment can be passed down to future generationsDisclosing ideas of how to appropriately share the burdens resulting from natural and manmade disasters; assembling a methodology on how to minimize and disperse the risks associated with future disastersEstablishing a model of distributive justice to address the expansion of social disparities and inequality,as well as the increasing disequilibrium betweenareas/localities;building basic perspectiveon how to revive the functioning of communitiesto protect the rightsand to support the lives of vulnerable groups in societyFormulating a concept for the formation of new communities in whichpeople of differentcultures and backgroundscan live in harmony, and seeking anoverarching conceptual framework regarding human rights, equality, and justice that encompassesa diverse range of people;establishing new methodology for consensus building to promote conflict resolution and prevention and peace buildingProposing new ideas and methodologies on how to preserve cultures and histories and pass them onto future generations; alternatively, reevaluating cultures and histories to enhance consideration of issues society is likely to face in the futureApart from the examplesabove, the program also welcomes proposals for projectstargetingother ambitious goals,with no restrictions on the areas of research or the methodstheywill pursue, determinedto challenge exploring new values for society”…
Amount of Grant per Project:Joint Research Grants: Up to 4 million yen per year (ca. 34.243 €);Individual Research Grants: Up to 1 million yen per year (ca. 8.560 €)”…
Einreichungsfrist: 08.09.2017
Hier finden Sie die vollständige Ausschreibung.
(Quelle: TOYOTA Foundation)

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