Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2019 [Pre-announcement] Japan-Singapore Joint call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline Early July, 2019
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
E-mail: sicorp "at", Replace "at" with "@".
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is going to launch the 2nd Joint Grant Call with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore (A*STAR) this May.
The target research area is “Cell Therapy - a focus on quality, efficacy and safety”.

For further information, please refer to the application guidelines published on AMED website this May.

Program summary

SICORP 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 intergovernmental agreements,in collaboration with funding agencies in the countries concerned.

The aim of this program is to contribute solutions to challenges facing world today and to bolster Japan’s scientific and technological capabilities through collaboration with a broad range of countries.
This program, with a view to disseminating excellent research results of our country to the world, expects to achieve synergies and develop mutually by collaborating with foreign countries and regions in science and technology that can be a source of our competitiveness.

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Early September, 2019 - Early July, 2019

How to Apply

This call requires a set of applicants (co-applicants) based in Japan and Singapore to work in partnership on research projects.
Japan-based co-applicants submit the proposal documents via e-Rad according to the application guidelines published on AMED website this May.


Last updated 04/25/19