Aiming at World's Top level R&D

Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST Program) offers very unique system to advance world-leading research carried out in wide spectrum of fields from basic research to R&D topics leading to near-future industrial applications.
FIRST Program offers very unique system to advance world-leading research.
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Selected 30 researchers who aim to become world leaders in their fields.
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These 30 researchers have conducted outreach programs to the general public.
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Apr.01,2013
We have launched the English language version of our website.
Oct.09,2012
Professor Yamanaka wins the Nobel Prize. More information >>
Sep.28,2012
A press release was issued on the holding of this year's Science Forum.
A press release >>
Jul.27,2012
Professor Kataoka receives the Humboldt Research Award and the Leo Esaki Prize. More information. >>
May.02,2012
We would like to offer our sincere condolences for the passing of core researcher Professor Akira Tonomura.
Mar.28,2012
A video is available on YouTube (External link)http://www.youtube.com/user/Forumoffice