It is with great sadness that the Inamori Foundation announces the passing of its founder, Kazuo Inamori. He passed away at home in Kyoto, Japan, on August 24, 2022, due to natural causes.
The Inamori Foundation started to accept applications for the 2023 Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship on May 23, 2022.
The Inamori Foundation announced the 2022 fellows for the Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship Program on March 18, 2022.
The Inamori Foundation announced the 50 recipients of the 2022 Inamori Grants on March 11, 2022. Out of 411 applicants, 40 from the field of natural sciences and 10 from the field of humanities and social sciences were selected through the rigorous selection.
In November last year, we announced that the 2022 KUIP would be held at Tokyo. However, it turned into the on-line event due to concerns about the coronavirus. The theme is “Immune System Regulates Whole; Cancer, Aging, Brain, Microbiome.” The 2016 Kyoto Prize laureate, Tasuku Honjo and other three top researchers deliver their lectures respectively...
President of the Inamori Foundation, Shinobu Inamori-Kanazawa received the National Order of Merit (Ordre National du Merite) from the French government on December 10, 2021.
Today on November 10, the Inamori Foundation just launched a special website for the 2021 Kyoto Prize! On the website, you can watch the Commemorative Lectures and introductions of each of the three laureates as well as their words and profiles. Since Kyoto Prize related events have been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, we hope you enjoy the 2021 Kyoto Prize online!
The Advisory Board Meeting of Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship Program was held online on October 3 for the Committee members and the fellows to have a discussion over their research themes.
The Inamori Foundation opened the applications for the 2022 Inamori Research Grants on July 1, 2021.
The Inamori Foundation started to accept applications for the 2022 Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship on May 21, 2021.
The Inamori Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Kyoto Prize laureates on June 18, 2021 after a one-year postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On March 19, 2021, the Inamori Foundation announced the two 2021 fellows for the Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship Program, Hiroshi Nishimasu (Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo) and Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Professor, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University) were selected from 66 applicants. InaRIS Fellowship Program...