Science education grant ceremony
Nissan Global Foundation Symposium on Cognitive Sciences: Human-Machine Symbiosis, and our Future
Since its establishment in 1974, the Nissan Global Foundation (Chairman: TOSHIYUKI SHIGA) has extensively provided grants for a wide range of significant research mostly in the field of natural science.
Past records show that the foundation has provided approximately 2,465 projects with grants totaling 68 billion yen (As of March 2012).
With the rapid expansion of the emerging markets in recent years, global issues of the environment and resources are more serious and complex that the demand for creating a sustainable society is becoming stronger.
To respond to the society's needs, the Nissan Global Foundation will globally expand its geographical areas of acitivities and will conduct programs with the focus on the following points;
- Human resource development to support building the ability to lead the sustainable development while capturing the essential subjects
- Grant for those researches that propose fundamental solutions of social issues