Detailed | of the open call for participants Research and development management system (e-Rad) portal site common throughout ministry of prefectur


Funding agency Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development
Application year 2021
Call for applications International Collaborative Research Program for Tackling the NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases) Challenges in African Countries
Research field
(Life Science)
Appliedmicrobiology、Applied biochemistry、Bioorganicchemistry、Molecularbiology、Structuralbiochemistry、Functionalbiochemistry、Genomebiology、Cellbiology、Pharmaceuticalchemistryanddrugdevelopmentsciences、Pharmaceuticalhygieneandbiochemistry、Pharmacology、Clinicalpharmacy、Medicalbiochemistry、Pathologicalbiochemistry、Parasitology、Bacteriology、Virology、Immunology、Infectiousdiseasemedicine、Hygieneandpublichealth:includinglaboratoryapproach、Hygieneandpublichealth:excludinglaboratoryapproach
Keyword Neglected Tropical Diseases
Acceptable research periods (minimum/maximum) (the shortest) 5year  (longest) 5year
Application period 2021/06/08 17:00 ~ 2021/07/20 12:00
Project category Contract research
Target category Corporation(including industry, foundation and association) 、 University 、 Researcher・Research team 、 Local public organization 、 Non-profit organization (NPO) 、 Others
Prospective cost restrictions Prospective cost restrictions (the lower limit)--.--(thousand yen) - (the upper limit) 200,000(thousand yen)
Indirect costs
(maximum amount)
999,999,999(thousand yen)
research costs
0(thousand yen)
URL of guidelines of call for applications Please download from the AMED webpage of the call for proposals.
URL of past adoption statuses  


Application 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.
Application targets Eligible applicants for this program shall be researchers affiliated with a research institute in Japan that fulfills the conditions shown in Application Guidelines and who have the capability to take responsibility for formulating an R&D implementation plan and compiling the research accomplishments for the R&D project for which the application is being submitted.
Target work Schedule
Document reviewLate July, 2021 – Mid August, 2021 (tentative)
Interview review (conducted as needed)August 27, 2021 (tentative)
Notification of selection/rejectionMid September, 2021 (tentative)
Date of commencement (contracting, etc.)Mid October, 2021 (tentative)
Details of person in
charge of call for
Department/section Div of Intl Strat, Dept of Intl Strat, AMED
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URL of funding system/funding program プログラムの概要
Operation manual (version specific to
funding system/funding program)