Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) started establishing their academic cooperation since 2001. The collaboration between Tokyo Tech and NSTDA has helped established the Thailand Advanced Institute of Science and Technology - Tokyo Institute of Technology ( TAIST-Tokyo Tech) which focused on human resource development to foster and support world class researchers through a combination of advising from Tokyo Tech professor, excellent facilities and research staff in NSTDA, and established resources of Thai universities.

With the current state of emergency putting a halt to research caused by COVID-19, Tokyo Tech has launched the Hope This Helps (HTH) Project, as the first project of its Social Rebooting Technology Initiative. The projects provides time- limited, royalty-free access to Tokyo Tech patents to support effort in recovery and society’s rebooting. When applying to use one of its patents, please explain how its use will relate to COVID-19 and rebooting society.

Patent List and how to Apply  
The patents in the following list are available for royalty-free use until December 31, 2022.

If you would like to apply to use any of the patents listed, please contact the HTH Project Task Force at the email address below by February 28, 2021.


HTH Project Task Force, Office of Research and Innovation,
Tokyo Institute of Technology
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For more information on HTH Project please visit

Scholarships Announced!
We would like to announce the opening of the 2020 Scholarship Program.

Who is eligible?
All nationals from ASEAN member, who hold a Bachelor's degree of either Engineering or Science in an appropriate discipline or to be awarded the Bachelor's degree before starting the Master's degree program.

For more information please visit