Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2018 Viral Diseases and Immunology Research: U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program Collaborative Awards, 2018


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Grants/Funding Opportunities
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Clinical Research
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Submission Deadline 12/02/17 Sat
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), in collaboration with U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is pleased to announce the joint request for proposals on "Viral Diseases and Immunology Research: U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program Collaborative Awards, 2018."

(1) Research areas
Viral Diseases and Immunology
(2) Project size
5 million yen for 1 year of support (including indirect cost)
(3) Research period
JFY 2018
(4) Number of projects to be awarded
0-8 projects (expected)

For details please refer to the complete Request for Proposals:

Program summary

Overview of US-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program

The U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (USJCMSP), one of the oldest bilateral programs in the history of NIH, was established in 1965 (under a U.S. Presidential-Japan Prime Ministerial level agreement) to strengthen Japanese research capacity and address issues of public health importance in the Asia Pacific region. The program continues to maintain its value as a unique tool to foster U.S., Japan, and Asia Pacific Region research collaboration. For more information visit:


Solicitation Period

09/26/17 Tue - 12/02/17 Sat
In addition to submission through CRDF Global's application portal, applicants in Japanese sub-teams are required to complete e-Rad submission no later than Friday, December 1, 2017 (12:00 pm) Japan Time.

How to Apply

To apply, please follow the information on the Request for Proposals and the AMED Supplemental Application Guideline for Japanese Sub-teams (in Japanese).



Last updated 09/26/17