The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) was established in 2015 for the advencement of medical discoveries that make life better for everyone.
Based on effective partnerships and innovative collaboration, the AMED pursues medical breakthroughs through and apporach consisting of three vital components:
- Support Funding medical studies and research facilities
- Connect Linking organizations, institutions and researchers
- Promote Promoting the practical application of beneficial research outcomes
Working beneath the Prime Minister's Cabinet and national ministries, the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) provides a single window for researchers and institiutions seeking funding for medical research and development.
Prior to the establishment of the AMED, researchers were required to request funding from several ministries, depending on the phase of their studis. Now, the AMED provides streamlined, consistent support from initial investigations to practical application of new medicines and treatments in the real world.
The AMED also works to connect the most qualified practitioners, medical institutions and private-sector organizations, at home and abroad, to give clinical studies the best possible chance of succedding.
Once studies are completed, the AMED focuses on their resources on promoting new medicines and treatments to enure they get to the people who need them most.