Calls for Proposals FY 2016 AMED-A*STAR Joint call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Change log

Updated March 28, 2017 :
The application for research proposals has been closed.
The results of selection will be notified at the end of April to beginning of May 2017.


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Grants/Funding Opportunities
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Trials, Post Marketing, Clinical Research, None
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline 12/19/16 Mon
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
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) in Collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore (A*STAR) pleased to announce AMED-A*STAR Joint call for proposal on Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP) in ageing research area.

(1) Research field
“Biological and Molecular Determinants of Human Ageing”
(2) Research period
3 years
(3) Project size
AMED:22.5 million yen/project(full 3-year period)
A*STAR:300K Singapore dollars(full 3-year period)

Please refer [Application Guideline] page 4.

Program summary

This project 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 inter-ministerial Coordination, in collaboration with funding agencies in the countries concerned.

Program Details


Japan-based applicants

Please refer [Application Guideline] I-3. Prospective Applicants and [Supplemental Application Guideline (written in Japanese for only Japan-based co-applicants)] (page 6).

Solicitation Period

10/18/16 Tue - 12/19/16 Mon

How to Apply

The Japan and Singapore-based co-applicants shall use the application forms issued by AMED and A*STAR. The co-applicants from Japan and Singapore shall work together to write a proposal and apply electronically as designated in [Application Guideline] III-2.

Japan-based co-applicants

Electronically submission of both [Application Form] and [Additional Application Form (written in Japanese for only Japan-based co-applicants)] though e-Rad is required by 17:00 (Japanese Standard Time) on December 19th (Mon) 2016.


Last updated 03/28/17