Since 2019, we have implemented MOIRe, our open innovation program for drug discovery research based on proposals from academic researchers. We welcome applications from researchers with a great interest in connecting drug discovery seeds (drug candidates) to pharmaceutical development.
MOIRe：Mochida Open Innovation Research
Moire means ripple and contains our hope that “We want to create new drugs for broad clinical use starting from promising seeds,” like the ripples from water droplets.
Research Topics for “MOIRe”
- We invite your proposals for research collaboration on the following research topics this year.
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- Obstetrics and gynecology
- ・Inflammatory bowel disease
- Orthopedic disease
FY2020 Application Guidelines
|Applicant||Researchers and research representatives affiliated with public research institutions, universities, etc. in Japan
|Interest areas and diseases||
|Research proposals||We invite your proposals for collaborative research relating to drug candidates (low-molecular compounds, peptides, nucleic acids, gene therapy, etc.) for diseases in the areas of interest above.
As for endometriosis, we also welcome your proposals for collaborative research also including drug target candidates (identified as genes or proteins, etc.) and evaluation systems.
|Research period||One year in principle|
|Research expenses||Maximum 5,000,000 yen / project
(The amount is decided for each project after consultation)
|Application form||Please download the application documents from the link below.|
|Application period||July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020|
|Collaborative research agreement||The collaborative research proposals adopted in the final selection will commence after the conclusion of a collaborative research agreement with your research institution.|
|Contact us||Please direct inquiries to the dedicated email address. firstname.lastname@example.org|