Guide to Submitting Usage Reports
#Accepting period of submission of Usage Report of FY2020 is to start at 3:00 PM (JST) on February 10, 2021 and end at 5:00 PM (JST) on March 3, 2021#

Guide to Submitting Usage Reports


  • As this fiscal year is coming to an end, we would like to inform HOKUSAI users are needed to submit  “Usage Report”.
  • If project fails to submit the annual report, members of the projects will not be allowed to use RIKEN Supercomputer after the next FY.
  • The Usage Reports will be disclosed at Archives of Usage Reports.

Target projects: All projects (Q20***, G20***)

  • Usage Report have to be submitted by each project not by each account.
  • Quick Use project can request to make the next FY Quick Use project in the submitting process.
  • If your project do not use Supercomputer in this FY, please describe the reason why you did not use Supercomputer in the Usage Report and submit it.

2.Form download

You can download the Usage Report form from the following.

Form Format Download
Usage Report MS Word Usage Report FY2020 (last updated: 2021/2/10)
Copies of reprints or preprints of publications PDF

If reprints or preprints of the publications listed at the Publications List in the Usage Report are available, please submit them.

3.Accepting Period

The deadline for submitting the Usage Report and reprints is 5:00 PM (JST) on March 3, 2021.

Accepting period

Start: 3:00 PM (JST) on February 10, 2021
End: 5:00 PM (JST) on March 3, 2021

Since the application system will be closed automatically at the deadline, please complete submitting process including upload in advance with a margin by the deadline.

4.Submission method

Please submit the Usage Report and the electronic files of the reprints using Online Submission System. The URL is given below, and you can access the system from in and outside RIKEN.

  • After downloading and describing the Usage Report, access the Online Submission System, obtain the upload URL and submit the Usage Report.
  • It is accessible from outside of RIKEN by anyone who knows “Project ID” and “e-mail address of the project representative”.
  • We cannot accept submitting by e-mail.


  • Instruction of making Usage Report is written in the report form.
  • Usage Report need to be authorized by the project representative and supervisor before submission.

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