Calls for Proposals FY 2017 Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) collaborative call: Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Grants/Funding Opportunities
R&D phase Applied Study, Clinical Research
Key Fields Psychiatric & Neurological Disorders(1st)
Submission Deadline 04/11/17 Tue
Division of International Collaboration,Department of International Affairs
Address: 23F Yomiuri Shimbun Bldg, 1-7-1, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0004 Japan
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) in Collaboration with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD)* pleased to announce the collaborative call for proposal on implementation research for the Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders in Low-and Middle-income Countries (LMICs). This program is not intended to support research that can be conducted primarily in high-income countries. For details of the call, please refer to the GACD guidance and AMED supplemental application guideline.

(1) Research period
Up to 3 years (JFY 2017 - JFY 2019)
(2) Project size
10.0 million yen/year for up to 3-years (including indirect cost)
0-1 project is expected to be awarded

(*) AMED become the member of GACD in June 2016


  • The Principal Investigator has to be based at an eligible research institutions in Japan, in line with AMED eligibility policy
  • Research team must be comprised with one or more collaborating researcher (s)* who belongs to a collaborating research institute (s) of the LMICs.

* Collaborating researcher is a researcher who collaborates with research project but his/her affiliating institution can’t conclude a contract to use a grant.

** Co-investigator and collaborating researcher are different.
Co-investigator(s) is a researcher who collaborates with research project and his or her affiliating institution concludes a contract to use a grant.

Solicitation Period

02/21/17 Tue - 04/11/17 Tue
*No late applications will be accepted.

How to Apply

Please read the guidance noted in the GACD website and the AMED Supplemental Application Guideline before proceeding with your application.

Submission of the application forms

  • The application can only be submitted in English via the GACD’s submission portal (Common Submission Portal.)
  • The Japan based applicants shall also submit the supplemental application form issued by AMED by e-mail (chikyukibo“AT”


Last updated 03/17/17