Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (“JAMSTEC”) offers our facilities and equipment for use
to outside users with the goal of contributing to improvement of scientific and technological levels and to
further development of scientific studies.
1. Our Policy
Some of JAMSTEC facilities and equipment have incomparably high performance and value. We offer, with charge,
these facilities and equipment for use to outside users who are committed to research and development of science
and technology and to dissemination and promotion of such accomplishments, with the goal of contributing to
improvement of scientific and technological levels and to further development of scientific studies.
For usage of the facilities and equipment, an agreement will be entered between JAMSTEC and users. The users
will be charged the fees based on the JAMSTEC's fee calculation rules. The users need to procure necessary
consumables by themselves. Some of the necessary consumables may be provided by JAMSTEC.
In case the facilities and equipment are used for research, development or study of marine science and
technology, and in case they are used for dissemination and promotion of accomplishments about marine science
and technology, with approval by JAMSTEC, the users may get a partial fee exemption.
As a rule, the users themselves or professional contractors arranged by the users are responsible for operating
and running the facilities and equipment, with approval by JAMSTEC, provided that safe operation is guaranteed.
(JAMSTEC will give instructions on the operation methods of the facilities.) If the users wish JAMSTEC to
operate the facilities and equipment, please inform at the time of application for the usage.
Perquisite for Supporting Organizations: The members of Supporting Organizations who pay an annual fee are
entitled to get the partial exemption.
2. Partial Exemption
It could be given the partial exemption of the fee in case of the purpose as follows
If you are eligible to above, please inquire us.
- when they are used for dissemination or promotion of results of JAMSTEC’S activities.
- when they are used for the purpose of consignment work
when they are used for the purpose of carrying out its business by the companies as the venture companies of
JAMSTEC certificated by JAMSTEC.
If you are eligible to the case (1), you can get 50% discount of the fee or the free of charge based on JAMSTEC
criterion. However, the others costs such as consumable things are your expense.
In case you are our official supporting members, we offer to special discount for the fee as the bonus. However,
the combined use with the case (1) are not permitted.