Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas [Pre-announcement] FY 2019 Interstellar Initiative


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline Mid-September, 2019
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs, AMED
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is launching a call for FY 2019 Interstellar Initiative at the end of this March. Please refer to the application guidelines published on AMED website in March.

Program summary

The Interstellar Initiative ― presented jointly by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development and the New York Academy of Sciences ― 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 March, 2019 - Mid-September, 2019



Last updated 03/06/19