Topics AMED support for R&D on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (summary)

2020.3.23Topics

AMED is supporting an array of R&D projects concerning the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Please check the links below for further details.

State of support for R&D

Information on individual projects concerning COVID-19 R&D supported by AMED

  • If you click on the “COVID-19-related R&D projects information” you will be able to peruse individual project information (outlines and state of progress) for each research target.
  • The New Scientific Outputs section contains information regarding development of candidate drugs and the ascertaining of the state of the novel coronavirus infection.

Calls for proposals on COVID-19- related research

Research targets Status Grant programs/projects Proposals submission started Proposals submission deadline Department in charge
  • Drugs
  • Vaccines
  • Diagnostic drugs
  • Medical devices (diagnosis, treatment)
  • Basic research on infectious diseases including COVID-19
Under solicitation Call for proposals for the FY2020 Cyclic Innovation for Clinical Empowerment (CiCLE) (5th) May 26, 2020 Noon,
July 28, 2020
Department of Cyclic Innovation
  • Basic research on infectious diseases including COVID-19
Under review Call for proposals for the Project to Create a Clinical Research and Trial Network in the Asian Region under the FY2020 Project Promoting Clinical Trials for Development of New Drugs May 19, 2020 10:00am,
June 11, 2020
Division of Translational and Clinical Research Center, Department of Innovation and Clinical Research Center
  • Initiatives regarding ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI)
Under review Call for proposals for the FY2020 Infectious Diseases R&D ELSI Program May 19, 2020 Noon,
June 9, 2020
Division of Genomic Medicine, Department of Health and Clinical Data
  • Drugs
Under review Call for proposals for the Development of Therapeutic Drugs for the Novel Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) under the FY2020 Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (2nd) April 27, 2020 5:00pm,
May 14, 2020
Division of Strategic Planning and Evaluation, Department of Innovative Drug Discovery and Development
  • Medical devices (diagnosis, infection prevention, treatment)
  • Basic research on infectious diseases including COVID-19
Empirical and modification research support
Reviews completed
(results of selection)
Call for proposals for the FY2020 Program to Develop Countermeasure Technologies against Viral and Other Infectious Diseases
Empirical and modification research support
April 24, 2020
Empirical and modification research support
Noon,
May 8, 2020
Division of Medical Device, Department of Medical Device and Healthcare
Basic research support
Under review
Basic research support
April 24, 2020
Basic research support
Noon,
May 29, 2020
  • Basic research on the novel coronavirus and  COVID-19
Reviews completed
(results of selection)
Call for proposals for the Research into the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (proposal solicitation No. 102) under the FY2020 Research Program on Creation of Research Base for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (Research Area Using Overseas Centers) April 23, 2020 Noon,
May 8, 2020
Division of Basic Medical Research, Department of Basic Medical Research
  • Vaccines
Reviews completed
(results of selection)
Call for proposals for the FY2020 Development of Vaccines for the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) April 13, 2020 Noon,
April 30, 2020
Division of Strategic Planning and Evaluation, Department of Innovative Drug Discovery and Development
  • Basic research on the novel coronavirus and COVID-19
  • Diagnostic drugs
  • Drugs
  • Vaccines
  • Medical devices (diagnosis, infection prevention, treatment)
  • Basic research on infectious diseases including COVID-19
Reviews completed
(results of selection)
Call for proposals on the FY2019 Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (2nd) March 19, 2020 Noon,
April 13, 2020
Division of Strategic Planning and Evaluation, Department of Innovative Drug Discovery and Development

Other COVID-19-related research support

Data-sharing statements and collaborations

Research outcomes and press releases

Please refer to “State of support for R&D” regarding the progress and outcomes of the COVID-19-related R&D projects supported by AMED.

Last updated 2020.7.10