The first call for proposals under the European Commission's specific research, technological development and demonstration programme in the field of cooperation with third countries and international organizations (1994-1998) was published in February 1995 (OJ No C38 of 15.2.1995). This call concerned the allocation of grants and fellowships, in the scientific field, for stays in Japan and Korea. The first results of response to the call are now available. A total of 111 proposals were received including 93 fellowship proposals for Japan, 6 fellowship proposals for Korea and 12 grant proposals for Japan. These covered the following specific sectors: - Mathematics and information sciences (9); - Physics (24); - Chemistry (18); - Life sciences (21); - Earth sciences (6); - Engineering sciences (26); - Economics (6); - Architecture (1). Of the fellowship proposals received, 91 were from men and 20 were from women. The geographical distribution of proposals was as follows: - Belgium (5); - Germany (17); - Spain (12); - Finland (3); - France (20); - United Kingdom (14); - Greece (5); - Ireland (1); - Italy (16); - The Netherlands (4); - Portugal (1); - Sweden (4).
Japan, South Korea