Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2019 Japan-The UK 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 Emerging/ Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Project Of Japan(1st), Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline Early September, 2019
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
E-mail: sicorp "at", Replace "at" with "@".
Please contact us, preferably by e-mail using the above contact information.

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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is launching a joint call with Medical Research Council (MRC) of the UK in this June. The target research area is the field of “Infectious Diseases”. Please refer to the application guidelines published on AMED website in this June.

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

Mid-June, 2019 - Early September, 2019

How to Apply

Japan-based co-applicants submit the proposal documents via e-Rad according to the application guidelines published on AMED website in this June.


Last updated 06/19/19