|Eligible applicants||Researchers who belong to a university or research institute outside Japan (academia, pharmaceutical company, bio-tech, start-up, etc.).
Students are not accepted.
1. Neurodegenerative disease area
2. Autoimmune diseases area
3. Critical care medicine area
4. Bone and/or Cartilage disease area
5. Muscle-related disease area
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The research collaboration period is one year in principle, but the research period may be shortened or extended depending on the research plan.
In addition, after completion of the joint research period in this program, joint research may be continued or expanded depending on the research results and the agreement of both parties.
|Selection criteria||The proposals to be adopted will be selected based on a comprehensive evaluation of conformity to the requested topics, originality and usefulness of research proposed, research plan viability, and conflict with Asahi Kasei Pharma internal projects.|
|Selection system||Review and selection of proposals will be conducted at a meeting of Asahi Kasei Pharma research specialists.|
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|Contract conclusion||For research projects selected at the 2nd selection, a collaboration agreement will be negotiated between the research facility to which the researcher belongs and Asahi Kasei Pharma. Once a contract is concluded research work can start.|
|Research expenses||Research expenses provided by Asahi Kasei Pharma will not include overhead costs. Overhead costs are limited to 25% of the research expenses by our policy.|
|Handling of research findings and Intellectual property right||Patents for inventions after the start of our research collaboration will be considered for joint filing. Additionally, we may request to purchase the IP for the research collaboration, establish a right of first refusal, or in-license the rights.|
|Publication of research results||In this research collaboration, priority will be given to securing intellectual property rights (patent applications) depending on the content of the research. For this reason, we may ask you to proceed to research on practical applications without publishing results for a certain period after the contract ends. In addition, we will request notification before you submit a presentation to an academic conference or publish a research paper to discuss the contents and timing of your presentation or publication.|
|Questions and inquiries||
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