This guideline, among national R&D budget, was created for the efficient management of national research facilities and equipment which are developed under research development projects in the field of science and technology in accordance with OECD standards. It also aims to stably settle research facilities and equipment classification system to promote systematic development and use of research facilities & equipment.
Standard guideline for research facilities and equipment management was made in accordance with Article 25, section 9 of 「regulation on management of national research development project」. The principals required to follow this guideline are: ministries carrying out science and technology related national R&D projects, managing institutions (research management specialized institution etc) and institutions who have research facilities and equipment obtained with national R&D budget. The guideline consists of core contents relating to research facilities and equipment and standard guidelines for the management of entire cycle(plan→introduction→registration→operation→utilization→disposal) which each principals must abide by.
- National Research Equipment and Facility Management Standard Guidelines (Mar. 2013)
- Easy-to-understand National Research Equipment and Facility Management Standard Guidelines (Apr. 2012)
- National Research Equipment and Facility Management Standard Guidelines (Dec. 2010)