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19th HFSP Awardees Meeting and 30th anniversary celebration

The 19th HFSP Awardees Meeting will be held in Tsukuba, Japan from 10 - 12 July 2019. As 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of HFSP, a special anniversary meeting will take place on 9 July in Tokyo, just prior to the Awardees Meeting.

Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal Tsukuba)
Dates: 10 - 12 July 2019

Meeting program


30th Anniversary Celebration


Social Programme

Scientific Excursions

Travel & Venue

The annual Awardees Meeting promotes exchange between scientists from different scientific fields and countries. It is also an opportunity for awardees to report on the work performed with HFSP support. One of the highlights of the meeting is the HFSP Nakasone Lecture. The winner of the 2019 HFSP Nakasone Award will be announced at a press conference at the World Conference of Scientific Journalists on 2 July 2019. Meeting attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in guided tours of local scientific institutes and will be invited to sign-up for these tours at a later date. Social events will be organised for meeting participants on the evenings of Wednesday, 10 July and Friday, 12 July. The 30th anniversary meeting will take place just prior to the Awardees Meeting on 9 July.


Registration for the meeting will open in March 2019. Accommodation and travel Information on the conference hotels in Tokyo and Tsukuba will be made available prior to registration. HFSP awardees are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation.

- Research Grant holders can cover these expenses from their grant.

- Long-Term and Cross-Disciplinary Fellows can cover these expenses from their fellowship research/travel allowance.

- Career Development Awardees can cover these expenses from their Career Development Award.

Important deadlines

Registration: 15 June 2019

Registration fees refund: fees will be refunded in full for cancellations made before 31 May 2019

Awardees Meeting


The 19th HFSP Awardees Meeting will take place at the Tsukuba International Conference Centre from the 10 - 12 July 2019.