Calls for Proposals Early-stage Overseas FY 2022 [Pre-announcement] Japan-Australia Joint Call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Pre-announcement
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project, Aging and Dementia
Submission Deadline Late June, 2022 (tentative)
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy
Address: 23F Yomiuri Shimbun Bldg. 1-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004 JAPAN
E-mail: sicorp "at" (Replace "at" with "@")

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Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is going to launch a Joint Call with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

For further information, please refer to the call text published on the NHMRC website and the AMED website in late April.

Program summary

SICORP 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 intergovernmental agreements,in collaboration with funding agencies in the countries concerned.

The aim of this program is to contribute solutions to challenges facing world today and to bolster Japan’s scientific and technological capabilities through collaboration with a broad range of countries.

This program, with a view to disseminating excellent research results of our country to the world, expects to achieve synergies and develop mutually by collaborating with foreign countries and regions in science and technology that can be a source of our competitiveness.

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Late April, 2022 - Late June, 2022 (tentative)

How to Apply

The call for proposals seeking funding of Japan-Australia collaboration will be announced as a collaborative effort between AMED and NHMRC. The projects funded under this call should include partners from Japan and Australia, and one joint proposal should be made and submitted. The call will open in late April and close in June. 

Please note that the dates for opening and closing of the call, as well as the funding level, are tentative and may be subject to changes.


Last updated 04/14/22