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e-ASIA Joint Research Program Call for Proposals

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e-ASIA Joint Research Program Call for Proposals

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

On behalf of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, CRDF global is pleased to promote the e-ASIA Joint Research Program Research Cooperation in the field of health research. The e-ASIA Joint Research Program aims to develop a vibrant and collaborative research community in Science and Technology, to promote innovation in the Eastern Asian region, and to contribute to the region’s economic developments.  Through multilateral collaboration for medical research and development in the field of Health Research the aim of the joint call is not only to contribute to development of regional science, but also to overcome public and medical problems in East Asia in the near future.  E-ASIA JRP invites research proposals focusing on Infectious Diseases and Cancer Research. The following current member organizations of the e-ASIA JRP have agreed to establish joint funding of multilateral cooperative activities:

  • Cambodia: Ministry of Health (MOH)
  • Japan: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
  • New Zealand: Health Research Council (HRC)
  • Philippines: Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
  • Russia: Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR)
  • USA: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • USA: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Vietnam: Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

Scientists from the countries listed above are invited to identify potential research partners in at least two other countries of the e-ASIA JRP Member organizations which participate in this Call and to jointly prepare a collaborative research proposal in the area of Health Research. The duration of a cooperative research project will be three years (36 months), in total, from the start date. Details of conditions of support will vary by country. Applicants should refer to the Appendix in the attached Guidelines for each Party’s conditions.

How to apply:

Proposals should be submitted to the e-ASIA Secretariat at the email address by 17:00 (Thai Standard Time, UTC +7) on 28th of February, 2017.  

For general Inquiries, please contact Yoshihide Kobayashi (Mr.) at