Out of the sincere wish to help scholars who will shape the future, the Inamori Foundation supports their research activities to allow them to satisfy their insatiable curiosity.
Inamori Research Grants
It is our belief that diversity and originality play key roles in nurturing genuine learning. The Inamori Research Grants Program supports researchers who come from diverse backgrounds and are working on proprietary research by granting 1 million yen to each researcher, thus providing opportunities to verify the feasibility of numerous ideas.
InaRIS Inamori Research Institute for Science Fellowship
Scientific breakthroughs may be brought about by rigorously analyzing the least expected results. The InaRIS Fellowship Program grants 10 million yen per year over 10 years (totaling 100 million yen) to researchers engaged in investigations into topics with high potential based on a grand vision, providing them with opportunities to indulge themselves in research activities and pursue the possibility of triggering a quantum leap in science.