Division of International Collaboration International Collaborative Research Program: Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)

Outline

Key Fields Other Programs
R&D phase Basic Study,Applied Study,Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study,Clinical Trials,Post Marketing,Clinical Research,None
Contact
Division of International Collaboration, Department of International Affairs
TEL: +81-3-6870-2215
E-mail: sicorp”at”amed.go.jp(Replace “at” with @)

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 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.

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Implementing Body

SICORP (Singapore)

Research Area – "Biological and Molecular Determinants of Human Ageing"
The aims are to: 1) strengthen research collaborations between Japan and Singapore within the field of ”Biological and Molecular Determinants of Human Ageing”; and 2) achieve world-class scientific results through the development and use of new and innovative technologies which can address the challenges facing the international community in the area of health research in both countries
Funding Agency of Singapore Side
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
Duration: FY2017~FY2021
Project Title Biological signatures of cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and cognitive ageing in the very old
Country Japan Singapore
PI Dr. Yasumichi Arai Dr. Woon-Puay Koh
Affiliation Keio University School of Medicine Duke-NUS Medical School
Project Title Effect of aging of the innate immune system on intracellular system network
Country Japan Singapore
PI Dr. Katsuhito Fujiu Dr. Yasuo Yanagi
Affiliation The University of Tokyo Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI)
Project Title Targeting age-associated white matter lesions
Country Japan Singapore
PI

Dr. Masafumi Ihara

Dr. Peter Tsun-Hon Wong
Affiliation National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center National University of Singapore
 

SICORP (Spain)

Research Area – "Nanomedicine"
The aims are to:
1) Strengthen research collaborations between Japan and Spain within the field of Nanomedicine;
2) Achieve world-class scientific results through the development and use of new and innovative
technologies which can address the challenges facing the international community in the area of
health research in both countries.
Funding Agency of Spain Side
State Research Agency of Spain (AEI)
Duration: FY2018~FY2021
Project Title Development of phototherapeutic strategies for amyloid-related diseases enabled by a nanoscale view of amyloid photodamage (AMYLIGHT)
Country Japan Spain
PI Dr. Youhei Sohma Dr. Cristina Flors
Affiliation University of Tokyo IMDEA Nanociencia
Project Title Drug delivery targeting Brain CPT1: a novel nanomedicine-based approach to fight obesity and cancer (COnCorD)
Country Japan Spain
PI Dr. Sabina Quader Dr. Rosalía Rodríguez-Rodríguez
Affiliation Innovation Centre of Nanomedicine (iCONM) Universidad Internacional de Cataluña
Project Title Nano-scaffolding for neuronal migration and regeneration (Nano-ReBrain)
Country Japan Spain
PI Dr. Naoko Kaneko Dr. Vicente Herranz-Pérez
Affiliation Nagoya City University Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED)

Results Report

Management and Evaluation Framework

 PS(Program Supervisor)

Toshio Suda, M.D., Ph.D., Director and Professor, International Research Center for Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University / Professor, Cancer Science Institute, National University of Singapore

PO(Program Officer)

SICORP (Singapore)

Masahiro Akishita, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo / Vice Director, Institute of Gerontology, The University of Tokyo / Vice Director, The University of Tokyo Hospital

 SICORP (Spain)

Hiroshi Handa, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Nanoparticle Translational Research, Tokyo Medical University

Brochure

Last updated 2018.11.2