Supporting and developing
the “power to create our future”
In addition to subsidizing the development of leading technologies
as achieved outstanding work and subsidizes training and support of young researchers.
Believing that fostering human resources will pave the way for our future,
we also support studying abroad and science education at elementary, middle and high schools.
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About Nakatani Foundation
The Nakatani Foundation was established in 1984 by Mr. Taro Nakatani,
the founder of Sysmex Corporation.
The foundation carry out activities with the aim of contributing to global economic
and social development and the improvement of people’s lives
by fostering human resources in the field of
biomedical engineering measuring technologies.
Nakatani Foundation’s Acivities
- Nakatani Award
The Nakatani Award honors researchers who have attained remarkable achievements or are conducting uniquely creative research. The purpose of the award is to promote the broad development of biomedical engineering measuring technologies and thereby contribute to the global economic and social development and the improvement of people’s lives.
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Grant Program for Biomedical Engineering Research
Subsidizes promising research that can practically be used in the future such as research regarding measuring technologies targeting organisms and their constituents, pharmacokinetics, and information analysis technology.
There are three courses: special research, development research, and encouragement of research.
Grant Program for Research Study
Subsidizes research studies such as on technological trends in the field of biomedical engineering measuring technologies.
Grant Program for Technology Exchanges
Subsidizes part of the expenses for technology exchange, training and studying abroad in the field of biomedical engineering measuring technologies.
The grant program also subsidizes invitations to overseas researchers come to Japan.
There are programs for technology exchanges in short (one week), mid (up to 6 months) and long (up to 2 years) terms.
Scholarship for Graduate Students
Scholarship for graduate students who are seeking a doctoral degree in the field of biomedical engineering measuring technologies in Japan. (Scheduled to start in FY2017)
Nakatani RIES Fellowship
A grant program that sends undergraduate students overseas on short-term exchanges over the summer holidays.
This is an international exchange program intended to allow undergraduate students to experience the leading-edge research activities of universities, as well as life and cultures overseas.
Grant Program for Science Education Promotion
Supports efforts for developing creativity and logical thinking in elementary, middle, and high school students who will be forging the future.