Calls for Proposals Overseas FY 2021 AMED awards 3 joint research projects with NordForsk, the Academy of Finland, the Research Council of Norway, and the Swedish Research Council – FY2021 Japan-Nordic Joint Call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Outline

Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project
Contact
Office of International Collaboration, Division of International Strategy, Department of International Strategy
E-mail: sicorp "at" amed.go.jp (Replace "at" with "@")

Adoption contents

The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and NordForsk issued a Japan-Nordic joint call for proposals "Japan-Nordic Frontier Research Projects for Healthy Longevity" in collaboration with the Academy of Finland, the Research Council of Norway and the Swedish Research Council, and closed the call on 7 October 2021. All proposals were evaluated by the expert review panel (appendix. Japan-Nordic joint call expert review panel), and the AMED and NordForsk decided to support following three joint projects.

List of Awardees

Project Role Affiliation Title Name
Nordic-Japan multidomain interventions for healthy aging and prevention of dementia and disability
 
 
Project Leader Karolinska Institute
in Sweden
Professor Miia Kivipelto
Japanese co-PI National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology President ARAI Hidenori
Molecular and structural biomarkers for personalised care in osteoarthritis Project Leader Lund University
in Sweden
Professor Martin Englund
Japanese
co-PI
Juntendo University Associated Professor ISHIJIMA Muneaki
Unveiling the risk factors of ageing to promote healthy longevity Project Leader University of Oslo
in Norway
Associate Professor Evandro Fei Fang
Japanese co-PI Chiba University Professor YOKOTE Koutaro

Please refer to the NordForsk website for more information.

Evaluation

Application period

24 June 2021 - 7 October 2021

Panel meeting

8 November 2021

Number of applications

14

Number of awardees

3

2021.12.16

Last updated 2021.12.16