Calls for Proposals Overseas FY 2021 [Pre-announcement] International Collaborative Research Program for Tackling the NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases) Challenges in African Countries

Outline

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, Infectious disease
Submission Deadline Middle of 2021.7
Contact
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy, AMED
E-mail: africa-ntds"at"amed.go.jp (Replace "at" with @)

Public offering content

Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) is going to launch a call for proposals for FY 2021 International Collaborative Research Program for Tackling the NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases) Challenges in African Countries in early June.
This year the program accepts research and development proposals targeting the following diseases selected from the “Neglected Tropical Diseases” defined by the World Health Organization.

[Target diseases]
Buruli ulcer; Echinococcosis; Human African trypanosomiasis; Leishmaniasis; Leprosy; Mycetoma, chromoblastomycosis and other deep mycoses; Onchocerciasis; Schistosomiasis; Taeniasis and cysticercosis

For details, please refer to the Application Guidelines that will be released at the start of the call.

Program summary

This project aims at developing of preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic measures and drug discovery for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) at research institutions in Japan and African countries in order to implement the research outcomes in society, as well as fostering young scientists of Japan and Africa through international joint research.

 

Program Details

Solicitation Period

Early in 2021.6 - Middle of 2021.7

How to Apply

This call requires Japan-based researchers to develop proposals jointly with researchers in African countries. The Japan-based researchers must submit the proposal documents via e-Rad as applicants according to the application guidelines to be published on AMED website on this June.

2021.5.12

Last updated 2021.5.12