The Naito Foundation

The Naito Foundation was established in 1969. It was established to encourage fundamental research in various fields of natural science which are related to the prevention and treatment of human diseases, and thereby contribute to the promotion of science and human welfare.
In order to accomplish the above objective, the Foundation is engaged in various activities including presentation of an award to outstanding research achievements, subsidiary assistance in general and specific research fields subsidiary assistance in inter-institute researches and in invitation of foreign scholars and dispatch of Japanese scholars abroad, and sponsoring and subsidizing of symposia.