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Call for applications for the "JFS Standard Acquisition Model Demonstration Project in 2023"


The Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM), with the aim of expanding exports and promoting the spread of certification or certification of conformity to the JFS standard for food safety management systems originating in Japan (hereinafter referred to as "certification, etc."), is inviting applications from businesses that wish to receive subsidies for the costs of audits, audits, etc. related to obtaining JFS standards.

This project will be carried out as part of the 2023 Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) subsidized "Export Environment Improvement Project for Processed Foods Utilizing Standards and Certification: Support for Model Acquisition of JFS Standards to Expand Exports".

Eligible businesses selected through the public offering will be subsidized for various costs related to audits/audits in obtaining certification, etc. These costs include audit/audit fees, registration fees, and consulting fees.

Application deadline: Monday, June 5, 2023 - Monday, July 31, 2023 (5:30 p.m.)

[Only in Japanese]

For more information on the open call, please see below.

Public Solicitation for JFS Model Demonstration Projects in FY2023 (Guidelines for Public Solicitation)

JFS Model Demonstration Project Implementation Regulations for JFS Standards in FY2023

Please refer to the following for application documents.

Application Form and Implementation Plan for JFS Standard Acquisition Model Demonstration Project in FY2023 (Form 1)

Please refer to the sample here.

(Sample of Entry) Application and Project Plan (Form 1)

Declaration of JFS Model Certification for FY2023 (Form 2)

Agreement for Cooperation in Information Dissemination Efforts for FY2023 (Form 3)

Business Plan for JFS Model Operator for FY2023 (Form 4)

Please refer to the following for the audit procedures and criteria.

Screening Procedures for JFS Model Acquisition Support Project in FY2023

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