Calls for Proposals Early-stage Female Overseas FY 2020 [Pre-announcement] Moonshot Research and Development Program


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials, None
Key Fields Moonshot Research and Development Program
Submission Deadline Mid-October, 2020
Office of Project Management
-Division of Moonshot Research and Development Program
E-mail: moonshot"AT" , Replace "AT" with "@"
※Please contact us, preferably by e-mail using the above contact information.

Public offering content

AMED plans to make a public call for "Moonshot R&D program / Realizing sustainable medical and nursing care systems to prevent and overcome major diseases by 2040 for everyone to enjoy life until 100 years old" from the beginning of September.

*For details, please check the application guidelines after applying.
*Please be aware that we cannot respond to inquiries regarding the content of the public offering before the public offering starts.

Program summary


Headquarters for Healthcare Policy determined to promote challenging R&D program called Moonshot (hereinafter referred to as "MS"), based on ideas that are not just extensions of conventional technology to create disruptive innovation in Japan.
Based on the MS R&D program, AMED has established the fund as the research promotion agency that conducts the operations related to the R&D, and promotes challenging R&D toward the realization of the R&D concept in order to achieve the MS goal determined by Headquarters for Healthcare Policy.

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Early September, 2020 - Mid-October, 2020

Public invitation briefing

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, AMED will not be holding a grant call information session prior to the grant call. At the start of September details pertaining to the grant call will be made available on AMED’s website. For any inquiries, please contact the email address listed on the grant call webpage with your organization’s name, your name and your contact details.

How to Apply

In order to apply for this grant, the principal investigator and other members of the research team must be registered on e-Rad with their organizations’ names.
Please allow at least two weeks for the registration process, as it may take some time to complete.



Last updated 08/17/20