Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2020 [Pre-announcement] Japan-Canada 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 Health and Clinical Data Project, Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project
Submission Deadline Mid-September, 2020
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy
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 going to launch the Joint Grant Call with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) this June.
The target research area is “Advancing Epigenetic Technologies”.

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

Late June, 2020 - Mid-September, 2020

How to Apply

This call requires a set of applicants (co-applicants) based in Japan and Canada 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 June.


Last updated 05/29/20