Brief overview : The Medical Research Council (MRC) of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), together with the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), is co-funding a grant for research projects focused on engineering biology for novel therapies and diagnostics research. The MRC will fund a maximum of 3 million GBP per project from the UK side, and AMED will fund a maximum of 122 million JPY per project from the Japanese side. Up to three projects will be funded from this call for proposals, for a period of three years.

Research projects must involve researchers from both the UK and Japan. Applications will be submitted in parallel to the application websites of their respective countries. The deadlines for these applications may vary according to your affiliation, so please check with your institution and the team in charge of research funding at your institution.

For more detailed information, please check the following websites: