Outline of the Toray Science Foundation


Toray Science Foundation was established on June 23, 1960 recognized by the Japanese Ministry of Education and the Science and Technology Agency through endowment by Toray Industries, Inc.
Toray Science Foundation was registered as a "Public Interest Incorporated Foundation" on October 1, 2010 based on the Act No.49 of 2006.


Toray Science Foundation’s objective is to assist and encourage research in science and technology, and to contribute to the improvement and development of science, technology and culture.


1. Toray Science and Technology Grant:

Grants to young researchers engaged in basic research projects in the fields of science and technology.

2. Toray Science and Technology Prize:

An award honoring outstanding achievements in science and technology.

3. Toray Science Education Prize:

A prize presented to junior and senior high school teachers who have given creative and innovative lessons in science with good results.

4. Toray Science Foundation International Research Grant

Grants to excellent natural science researchers in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.


Toray Science Foundation
Nihonbashi Muromachi Bldg., 3-16, Nihonbashi-Hongokucho 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0021, Japan
TEL:+81-3-6262-1655 or 1656 FAX: +81-3-6262-1901