Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) opened FY2018 SATREPS call for proposal the following link.
(Call period for Japanese side is from 12th Sep to 30th Oct (at noon.))
This web site is basically for Japanese side application.
Since call period for counter country side is different by country by country due to their policy which is basically close earlier than Japanese side, So JST and JICA don’t grasp exact call period in each country.
For Researchers in other countries who have interests to SATREPS, please consult with national government agency responsible for ODA technicalcooperation, the Embassy of Japan, or JICA offices in your resident countries.
SATREPS is a Japanese government program that promotes international joint research. The program is structured as a collaboration between the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) New window , which provides competitive research funds for science and technology projects, and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development(AMED)New window , which provides competitive research funds for medical research and development , and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) New window , which provides development assistance (ODA). Based on the needs of developing countries, the program aims to address global issues and lead to research outcomes of practical benefit to both local and global society