ERI PROGRAM Medtronic Japan External Research Institute

Medtronic Japan's research grant program for supporting young researchers

The research grant program in 2016 has been closed.  Will provide update on this page as the next one become available.  


Takashi Shimada
President
Medtronic Sofamor Danek Co., Ltd.

Research Grant Program
"Medtronic Japan External Research Institute"

Dear Applicants;

Medtronic Sofamor Danek Co., Ltd. are accepting applications for the research grant program “Medtronic Japan External Research Institute (ERI)” in order to support young researchers. For this year, the applicable fields are; Basic research related to risk mitigation of spinal surgery. Maximum of two proposals will be awarded. Please click on the “Submission Guideline” link below for more details of this program and the application guideline. Looking forward to hearing from many of you. Thank you.

Note

Applicable Field:

Basic research related to a new therapy and technology for spinal disease

Submission Period:

October 1 to November 30, 2016
Closed

Grant:

Maximum of 1,000,000 JPY

Study Duration:

10 months after signing of the contract

Number of awardees:

Maximum of two (2)


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Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Research areas of interest:
Research areas of interest:The proposals should be written based on a novel basic research from the field of “Basic research related to a new therapy and technology for spinal disease”. The research should not be a human clinical study and/or use specimen obtained from human.

Scope:
Basic research related to a new therapy and technology for spinal disease

Keyword:

IoT

Biomechanics

Healthcare economics

Biomaterial

Medical informatics

Biosensor

Regenerative medicine

Personalized medicine

 

Eligibility:
All investigators below the age of 40 years and working in a Japanese research/academic institution are eligible. Japanese citizenship not required, but the research proposed must be conducted in Japan. The investigator must hold M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree.

How to Apply

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