The Murata Science Foundation has finally declared the names of the 207 recipients who will receive 448 million yen in funding, the company’s largest annual grant endowment to date.
Grants fall into one of three categories: Research, Conference, and Overseas Research and focus on fostering the work of budding young researchers.
A highlight from this year is that the foundation offered 10 grants to four universities totalling 16 million yen.
Established in 1985 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Murata’s founding, the Murata Science Foundation aims to contribute to the development of Japanese science and culture through grants that promote research in the areas of natural sciences, electronics, and humanities and social sciences.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading-edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.