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Summary of the Nakatomi Foundation

Name The Nakatomi Foundation
Address Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Saga, Tosu, Tashiro-Daikan-machi, 408, Japan 841-0017
Competent Authority Cabinet office
Date of
February 27, 1988
Establisher Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.
Background Established with personal assets donated by the late NAKATOMI, Masayoshi former Chairman of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. and funds donated by Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. in commemoration of the company's 140th anniversary
Basic Assets ¥13,087,135,732(As of March 31,2021)
Purpose To maintain and promote good health by providing grants for scientific research relating to health promotion, and contribute to the realization of an energetic, affluent society
  1. Grants for medical and pharmacological research relating to the maintenance and promotion of health
  2. Grants for scientific research relating to health promotion focusing on physical exercise
  3. Grants for study in Japan or overseas for researchers in health maintenance and promotion in sciences relating to health promotion, focusing on medicine, pharmacy and physical exercise (hereafter referred to as "health science")
  4. Grants for international exchanges for researchers in health science
  5. Grants for conferences in health science,or Sponsorship
  6. Awards for researchers who have made conspicuous achievements in the development of health science
  7. Other business necessary to achieve the goals of the Foundation The research (business performance) reports are published and distributed to national, public and private universities, research departments and prefectural health departments throughout the country.