Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2018 AMED awards 3 joint projects with AEI on "Nanomedicine"- FY 2018 Japan-Spain Joint call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
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AMED and AEI(State Research Agency)  called for joint project proposals from early stage researchers in Japan and Spain in the "Nanomedicine" research area and began to accept proposals on March 28th, 2018. The joint evaluation committee comprised both Spain and Japanese scientists. After the committee’s discussion, it identified three highly meritorious projects (See the attached list of the awarded projects).

List of Awardees

Project Country Affiliation Principal Investigator
Development of phototherapeutic strategies for amyloid-related diseases enabled by a nanoscale view of amyloid photodamage (AMYLIGHT) Japan University of Tokyo Youhei Sohma
Spain IMDEA Nanociencia Cristina Flors
Drug delivery targeting Brain CPT1: a novel nanomedicine-based approach to fight obesity and cancer (COnCorD) Japan Innovation Centre of Nanomedicine (iCONM) Sabina Quader
Spain Universidad Internacional de Cataluña Rosalía Rodríguez-Rodríguez
Nano-scaffolding for neuronal migration and regeneration (Nano-ReBrain) Japan Nagoya City University Naoko Kaneko
Spain Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED) Vicente Herranz-Pérez


Last updated 10/31/18