Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2021 [Pre-announcement] Interstellar Initiative


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study
Key Fields Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project
Submission Deadline Early September, 2021
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy, AMED
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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is launching a call for FY 2021 Interstellar Initiative at beginning of March 2021. For details, please refer to the application guidelines published on AMED website then upon launch of the call.

Program summary

The Interstellar Initiative ― presented jointly by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) ― recognizes the world’s most promising Early Career Investigators and connects them with peers, in related but distinct disciplines, providing a platform for them to develop a solution to a major research question. The aim is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and thereby catalyze discovery. The focus for the 2021-2022 (FY2021) program will be Healthy Longevity.

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Early March, 2021 - Early September, 2021


Last updated 02/15/21