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2016.10.18Calls for Proposals AMED-A*STAR Joint call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Updated March 28, 2017 :
The application for research proposals has been closed.
The results of selection will be notified at the end of April to beginning of May 2017.

Call for Research Proposal

Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) in Collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore (A*STAR) pleased to announce AMED-A*STAR Joint call for proposal on Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP) in ageing research area.

(1) Research field
“Biological and Molecular Determinants of Human Ageing”
(2) Research period
3 years
(3) Project size
AMED:22.5 million yen/project(full 3-year period)
A*STAR:300K Singapore dollars(full 3-year period)

Please refer [Application Guideline] page 4.

Concept of SICORP

This project provides support for international joint research projects on the basis of equal partnership in countries, regions, and fields of cooperation that have been designated as particularly important by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) on the basis of inter-ministerial Coordination, in collaboration with funding agencies in the countries concerned.

Prospective Applicants

Japan-based applicants

Please refer [Application Guideline] I-3. Prospective Applicants and [Supplemental Application Guideline (written in Japanese for only Japan-based co-applicants)] (page 6).

Solicitation Period

Tuesday, October 18, to Monday, December 19, at 17:00.

Submission of Application Forms

The Japan and Singapore-based co-applicants shall use the application forms issued by AMED and A*STAR. The co-applicants from Japan and Singapore shall work together to write a proposal and apply electronically as designated in [Application Guideline] III-2.

Japan-based co-applicants

Electronically submission of both [Application Form] and [Additional Application Form (written in Japanese for only Japan-based co-applicants)] though e-Rad is required by 17:00 (Japanese Standard Time) on December 19th (Mon) 2016.



Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
Email: sicorp "at", Replace "at" with "@".
Please contact us, preferably by e-mail using the above contact information.


For Japan based applicants (Japanese Only)



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Last updated 2016.10.18