About ICYS

History

2003 Jun.
Preparatory office for the International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) opens.
Jul.
Researcher recruitment activities begin.
Sep.
ICYS is formally launched.
Partnerships with international research institutes begin.
2004 Feb.
ICYS office and labs are completed in the nano and biomaterials research wing of NIMS (Namiki district).
Apr.
Program for assigning newly hired NIMS researchers to ICYS is launched.
Jun.
Symposium commemorating the founding of ICYS is held.
Sep.
First Evaluation Committee meeting is held.
2005 Mar.
ICYS Workshop 2005 is held.
Aug.
Second Evaluation Committee meeting is held.
Nov.
Intermediate evaluation is conducted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Dec.
Second ICYS Symposium is held.
2006 Feb.
ICYS Workshop 2006 and first IAMF meeting (Mishima) are held.
Apr.
Program for assigning researchers obtaining NIMS research seed money to ICYS is launched.
Jul.
ICYS-ICMR Summer School 2006 (Tsukuba) is held.
ICYS/NIMS internship program is launched.
ICYS alumni program is developed.
2007 Feb.
ICYS Workshop 2007 and second IAMF meeting (Tsukuba) are held.
Jul.
ICYS-ICMR Summer Course 2007 is held.
Oct.
WPI Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) is launched.
2008 Jan.
Preparatoy office for the ICYS-IMAT opened.
Mar.
ICYS Workshop 2008 and first MANA Symposium are co-hosted.
Mar.
Third Evaluation Committee meeting is held (final).
Apr.
ICYS-MANA and ICYS-IMAT are launched.
Dec.
ICYS is launched.
2009 Jan.
2nd Researcher recruitment FY2008 begins.
Feb.
MANA International Symposium 2009 Jointly with ICYS (Tsukuba) is held.
2010 Jan.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2009 begins.
Jan.
ICYS Workshop 2010 (Minakami) is held.
Mar.
MANA International Symposium 2010 Jointly with ICYS (Tsukuba) is held.
Sep.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2010 begins.
2011 Jan.
2nd Researcher recruitment FY2010 begins.
Jan.
ICYS Workshop 2011 (Manza) is held.
Mar.
MANA International Symposium 2011 Jointly with ICYS (Tsukuba) is held.
Sep.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2011 begins.
2012 Jan.
2nd Researcher recruitment FY2011 begins.
Jan.
ICYS Workshop 2012 (Urabandai) is held.
Feb.
MANA International Symposium 2012 Jointly with ICYS (Tsukuba) is held.
Sep.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2012 begins.
Dec.
ICYS Workshop FY2012 (Nasu) is held.
2013 Jan.
2nd Researcher recruitment FY2012 begins.
Mar.
MANA International Symposium 2013 (Tsukuba) is held.
Sep.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2013 begins.
2014 Jan.
2nd Researcher recruitment FY2013 begins.
Jan.
ICYS Workshop 2014 (Urabandai) is held.
Mar.
MANA International Symposium 2014 (Tsukuba) is held.
Aug.
1st Researcher recruitment FY2014 begins.




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