Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2018 Japan-Spain Joint call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Change log

09, April 2018
【Applicaiton Form】Revised (Font color of instructions and CVs length in page 10)
30, March 2018
【Application Guideline】Revised (page 6 and 7)
【Application Form】Revised (page 3 and 10)


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Grants/Funding Opportunities
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline 06/12/18 Tue 19:00 (JST)
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 pleased to announce Japan-Spain Joint call for proposals in Nanomedicine research area on SICORP in collaboration with the State Research Agency, Spain (AEI). This is a first project after Memorandum of Corporation has been signed between AMED and the Spanish State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation (SEIDI).

Please refer to Application Guideline.

(1) Research field
a) Diagnosis
b) New treatments, compounds and targeted delivery systems
(2) Research period
3 years
(3) Project size
AMED: 21 million yen/project(full 3-year period)*including indirect costs
AEI: 150.000€/project(full 3-year period)

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


Japan-based applicants

Please refer [Application Guideline] I. Prospective Applicants and [Supplemental Guideline (for only Japan-based co-applicants)] (page 2).

Solicitation Period

03/28/18 Wed - 06/12/18 Tue 19:00 (JST)

How to Apply

The Japan and Spain-based co-applicants shall use the application forms issued by AMED and AEI. The co-applicants from Japan and Spain shall work together to write a proposal and apply electronically as designated in [Application Guideline] III.

Japan-based co-applicants

Electronic submission of both [Application Form] and [Additional Application Form (written in Japanese and/or English for only Japan-based co-applicants)] though e-Rad is required by 19:00 (Japanese Standard Time) on June 12th (Tue) 2018.




Last updated 04/09/18