Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2021 Japan-Lithuania Joint Call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Change log

7 May 2021: How to Apply - Added the submission deadline of the required documents for Lithuania-based applicants. The documents must be submitted to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania by 17 May 2021, 17:00.

Outline

Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Grants/Funding Opportunities
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project
Submission Deadline 2021.6.15 Tue 17:00 (JST)
Contact
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy
E-mail: sicorp "at" amed.go.jp (replace "at" with "@")
Remarks:
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The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is pleased to launch the Japan-Lithuania Joint Call for Proposals in the field of "basic research with the use of clinical data and bioresources in rare and undiagnosed diseases, and cancer" on SICORP in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania. This is the first joint funding program after Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between AMED and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania on March 9, 2017.

Research fields Project size Research period Expected number of projects to be selected
Basic research with the use of clinical data and bioresources in rare and undiagnosed diseases, and cancer 7.69 million yen per year for each project
*excluding indirect costs
3 years
(FY2021-FY2024)
0-2 project(s)

We welcome joint research proposals that aim in particular at validation or development of systems/tools for sharing or analysis of health data and/or omics data.

Please refer to the Application Guidelines for more detailes.

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

Eligibility

Japan-based applicants

Please refer to the Application Guidelines (section II. ELIGIBILITY) and the Supplemental Guidelines for Japan-based applicants "補足応募注意事項" (section 2, page 6).

To promote exchange or collaboration of early career researchers, applications by early career researchers or established researchers who wish to encourage career development of early career researchers are expected.

Solicitation Period

2021.4.12 Mon - 2021.6.15 Tue 17:00 (JST)

How to Apply

Japan-based applicants and Lithuania-based applicants are required to jointly develop a single application form “Joint Case for Support” and the Japan-based applicants will submit via e-Rad system by 17:00 (Japan Standard Time) on 15 June 2021. Late submission will not be accepted.

Japan-based applicants are required to develop additional forms, the “Additional Application Form”and the “Check list of export control”, and to submit all documents via e-Rad as a set of proposals. A copy of the confirmation letter of Lithuanian partner’s eligibility issued by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania is also necessary to be attached to the proposals.

For more details, please refer to the Application Guidelines, the Supplemental Guidelines for Japan-based applicants “補足応募注意事項” for Japan-based applicants, and the Description of the procedure of MoH for Lithuania-based applicants (available on the website of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania).

※Lithuania-based applicants must submit the required documents to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania by 17:00 on 17 May 2021 for confirmation of their eligibility. Please refer to the Description of the procedure of MoH.

Applicants

Reference

2021.4.12

Last updated 2021.5.7