Japanese Medical Agency Announced New SATREPS Projects 2019 Under It Collaborative Research Initiative

Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED, President: Makoto Suematsu) declared the temporary selection*1 of two new ventures in the Infectious Diseases Control explore zone concerning “Exploration on measures to address irresistible maladies control sensitive to the necessities of creating nations” for the Fiscal Year 2019 Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) program under AMED International Collaborative Research Program.

The SATREPS is a Japanese government program that advances universal joint research. The program has been organized as a joint effort between the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), upheld by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). In view of the necessities of creating nations, AMED and JICA participate to advance worldwide joint research focusing on worldwide issues with a goal of future usage of research results through cooperation with ODA. The point of the program is to get new learning and innovation that lead to the goals of worldwide issues and the development of science and innovation, and through this procedure, to make advancements. Worldwide joint research under this program additionally expects to upgrade the innovative work capacities of creating nations, and help make supportable research frameworks which could address and resolve issues identified with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For FY2019, AMED called for task recommendations from specialists in Japan in the Infectious Diseases Control investigate territory and started to acknowledge proposition on September eleventh, 2018. A sum of 25 proposition was gotten by the end of utilizations on November twelfth, 2018. The individuals from the screening board of trustees, at that point looked into the proposition records and directed meetings with ex-bet assessment criteria built up by the advisory group, including audit from an ODA viewpoint, and temporarily chosen 2 new activities.

The SATREPS programs in other three research territories—Environment/Energy, Bioresources, and Disaster Prevention and Mitigation are joint effort programs between Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and JICA, upheld by MEXT and MOFA*2.