Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas [Pre-announcement] FY 2020 Interstellar Initiative


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline Early in 2020.5
Office of Internatinoal Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy, AMED
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is launching a call for FY 2020 Interstellar Initiative at the end of this February. For details, please refer to the application guidelines published on AMED website then upon launch of the call.

Program summary

The Interstellar Initiative ― presented jointly by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) ― recognizes the world’s most promising Early Career Investigators and connects them with peers, in related but distinct disciplines, providing a platform for them to develop a solution to a major research question. The aim is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and thereby catalyze discovery.

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Late in 2020.2 - Early in 2020.5



Last updated 2020.2.7