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2017

September 29 2017

Honda Foundation Colloquium No. 142 has been held.
"Development and Certification of the HondaJet"
Dr. Michimasa Fujino
President & CEO, Honda Aircraft Company

September 25 2017

Decision of Honda Prize 2017 Laureate
Dr. Hiroyuki Matsunami, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2017.

September 19 2017

Honda Foundation Colloquium No. 143 has been held.
"Today's AI study and Social Design"
Mr. Hideyuki Nakashima
Professor, Chair for Frontier AI Education, The University of Tokyo

July 14 2017

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2016-17" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2016-17 activities in more details. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

June 16 2017

Honda Foundation Report No. 167 has been uploaded.
"A heretic, once recognized, becomes an innovator —from basic research to innovation: Creating a bio-venture that is the first of its kind in Japan"
Dr. Hiroaki Suga
Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

May 26 2017

Honda Foundation Report No. 166 has been uploaded.
"Global Research Reveals a Healthy Diet for a Longer Healthy Life Expectancy"
Dr. Yukio Yamori
Director, Institute for World Health Development, Mukogawa Women's University

April 03 2017

Honda Y-E-S Forum 2016 Report has been uploaded.
"Achieving Energy Security through Ecotechnology"

March 31 2017

Honda Foundation Report No. 165 has been uploaded.
The 37th Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"Development of Production Technology of Cellulose Nanofibers and Their Characteristics and Function"
Dr. Akira Isogai
"Development in Bio-based Materials Inspired by Nano-to Micro-structures in Plants”
Dr. Hiroyuki Yano

February 17 2017

The Ninth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on February 17, 2017

February 02 2017

The Tenth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in Delhi on February 2, 2017

January 24 2017

Honda Foundation Report No. 164 has been uploaded.
"Creating Innovation through Industry-Academia Cooperation"
Mr. Takafumi Yamamoto
President, TODAI TLO, Ltd.

January 09 2017

The Third Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Myanmar took place in Yangon on January 9, 2017

2016

December 03 2016

The Eleventh Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 3, 2016

November 20 2016

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2016
The ceremony was held on November 17.

October 21 2016

Honda Foundation Report No. 163 has been uploaded.
"I’ve decided to save the Earth with Euglena"
Mr. Mitsuru Izumo
President, euglena Co., Ltd.

October 03 2016

Report of International Symposium 2016 in Tashkent has been published. "Innovation for Sustainability-Harmonizing Science, Technology and Economic Development with Human and Natural Environment"

September 29 2016

Decision of Honda Prize 2016 Laureate
Dr. Akira Isogai, Professor of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences at The University of Tokyo, and Dr. Hiroyuki Yano, Professor of the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere at Kyoto University have been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2016.

September 28 2016

The Nineth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on September 28, 2016

July 20 2016

Honda Foundation Report No. 162 has been uploaded.
"Innovation: How to Revitalize Innovation in Japan"
Dr. Akira Goto
Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo

July 18 2016

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2015-16" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2015-16 activities in more details. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

June 28 2016

Honda Y-E-S Forum 2015 Report has been uploaded.
"Tackling Pollution through Ecotechnology"

June 07 2016

Honda Y-E-S Forum 2016 outline has been uploaded.

May 25 2016

Honda Foundation Report No. 161 has been uploaded.
"Cellulose Nanofiber: Both Resources and Knowledge Found in Japan"
Dr. Hiroyuki Yano
Associate Professor, Professor, Division of Creative Research and Development at the Humanosphere, Research Institute for a Sustainable Humanosphere

March 30 2016

Honda Foundation Report No. 160 has been uploaded.
The 36th Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine"
Dr. Russell H. Taylor

February 19 2016

The Eighth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh, on February 19, 2016.

February 17 2016

Honda Foundation Report No. 159 has been uploaded.
"Getting to know the Middle East, Arabs and the world of Islam: Greater understanding of the Arab world"
Dr. El-Moamen Abdalla
Associate Professor, Tokai Institute of Global Education and Research (TIGER)

February 11 2016

The Nineth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi, on February 11, 2016.

2015

December 17 2015

The Second Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Myanmar took place in Mandalay on December 17, 2015.

December 12 2015

The Tenth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 12, 2015.

December 04 2015

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2015
The ceremony was held on November 17.

November 18 2015

The First Y-E-S Forum was held at the Yayoi Auditorium Ichijo Hall, The University of Tokyo, on November 18, 2015.

October 14 2015

The Eighth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on October 14, 2015

October 01 2015

Honda Foundation Report No. 158 has been uploaded.
"Innovation in Lifestyle Reform"
Dr. Ryuzo Furukawa
Associate Professor of Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University

September 28 2015

Decision of Honda Prize 2015 Laureate
Dr. Russell H. Taylor, John C. Malone Professor at Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A. has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2015.

July 17 2015

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2014-15" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2014-15 activities in more details. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

June 18 2015

Honda Foundation Report No. 157 has been uploaded.
"The Learning in Innovative Manufacturing from Sake and Soba—Japan's Resurge as a Leader of Technology"
Dr. Yoshimi Furukawa
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering and Science, Shibaura Institute of Technology

March 30 2015

Report of International Symposium 2014 in Riyadh has been published. "Partnership for Innovation—The Experience of Saudi Arabia and Japan"

March 16 2015

Honda Foundation Report No. 156 has been uploaded.
"The Growth Potential of the Japanese Economy: The Potential and Issues Surrounding Abenomics"
Mr. Akira Kojima
Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research

March 06 2015

The Seventh Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on March 6, 2015.

February 27 2015

Honda Foundation Report No. 155 has been uploaded.
The 35th Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"The role of materials in progress and limit of technological evolution"
Dr. Helmut Clemens

February 13 2015

The Eighth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi on February 13, 2015.

January 17 2015

The First Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Myanmar, which has been launced from 2014, took place in Yangon on January 17, 2015.

2014

December 06 2014

The Ninth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 6, 2014.

November 28 2014

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2014
The ceremony was held on November 17.

November 14 2014

The renewal booklet “Our Mission 2014” has been published.
This new version express our direction for coming years by reconfirmation of origin of our foundation and philosophy. Main focus is to make easier to understand our vision “creating a truly humane civilization” and the concept of “ecotechnology” as a way to achieve our vision. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

October 29 2014

Honda Foundation Report No. 154 has been uploaded.
"Understanding the Earth's Violent Behavior - A new approach to taking action on earthquake predictions"
Dr. Hide Sakaguchi
Director, Department of Mathematical Science and Advanced Technology, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

October 01 2014

The Seventh Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on October 1, 2014

September 17 2014

Decision of Honda Prize 2014 Laureate
Dr. Helmut Clemens, Head of the Department of Physical Metallurgy and Materials Testing at the Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2014.

July 31 2014

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2013-14" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2013-14 activities in more details. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

June 20 2014

Honda Foundation Report No. 153 has been uploaded.
"Royal Blue Tea, Tea of Self-continual Production for Innovating Japanese 'Omotenashi': Market Development by New Tea Culture"
Ms. Keiko Yoshimoto
President, ROYAL BLUE TEA JAPAN CO.,LTD

May 22 2014

Honda Foundation Report No. 152 has been uploaded.
"Application of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine and Drug Discovery - Global Status and Technology Development for Practical Application"
Dr. Norio Nakatsuji
Professor and Founding Director, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University

March 28 2014

Honda Foundation Report No. 151 has been uploaded.
"Wrinkles and Seeds of the Universe"
Dr. Hitoshi Murayama
Director, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, The University of Tokyo

February 28 2014

Honda Foundation Report No. 150 has been uploaded.
The 34th Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"THE THIRD PILLAR: The Computational Revolution of Science and Engineering"
Dr. J. Tinsley Oden

February 21 2014

The Sixth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on February 21, 2014

February 12 2014

The Seventh Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi on February 12, 2014

2013

November 30 2013

The Eighth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on November 30, 2013

November 18 2013

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2013
The ceremony was held on November 18.

October 24 2013

Honda Foundation Report No. 149 has been uploaded.
"Fusion Energy - Progress in the Development of Our Future Energy Source by International Collaborations"
Dr. Masahiro Seki
President, Research Organization for Information Science and Technology (RIST)
*only in Japanese

October 03 2013

The Sixth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on October 3, 2013

September 27 2013

Honda Foundation Report No. 148 has been uploaded.
The 33rd Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"Ecotechnology of the Water Molecule in the Human Brain"
Dr. Denis Le Bihan

September 26 2013

Decision of Honda Prize 2013 Laureate
Dr. J. Tinsley Oden, Director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A. has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2013.

July 31 2013

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2012-13" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2012-13 activities in more details. Please have a read through it and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

July 30 2013

Honda Foundation Report No. 147 has been uploaded.
"Nanophotonics : The Way to See Nano with Light"
Dr. Satoshi Kawata
Professor, Osaka University
*only in Japanese

July 20 2013

Honda Prize Special Commemorative Dialogue has been uploaded.
"Initiative Spirit of Inquiry and Tireless Efforts Toward a Sustainable Society" Dr. Denis Le Bihan / Takanobu Ito, President of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

May 16 2013

Honda Foundation Report No. 146 has been uploaded.
"Environmental Policy and Sustainable Management―Creating Future Technology by Ecodesign"
Dr. Ryoichi Yamamoto
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
*only in Japanese

May 08 2013

Report of International Symposium 2012 in Jakarta has been published. "Innovation by Industrial-Academic Collaboration"

May 08 2013

Report of Workshop 2012 in Yangon has been published.
"Social Innovation in Asia"

March 07 2013

Honda Foundation Report No. 145 has been uploaded.
"Nature Utilizes Fluctuation and yet Avoids Wasteful Entropy"
Dr. Masuo Suzuki
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
*only in Japanese

February 22 2013

The Fifth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on February 22, 2013.

February 15 2013

The Sixth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi on February 15, 2013.

January 23 2013

The Fifth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on January 23, 2013.

2012

December 13 2012

The Seventh Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 13, 2012.

November 19 2012

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2012
The ceremony was held on November 19.

October 29 2012

Honda Foundation Report No. 144 has been uploaded.
"Innovative Materials Science for Sustainable Society"
Dr. Hideo Hosono
Professor, Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology
*only in Japanese

October 20 2012

International Symposium on Ecosystems for Regional Innovation in Asia, organized by Takeda Foundation, co-organized by Honda Foundation, was held on October 20, 2012. Click here for the brief summary. (*only in Japanese)

September 27 2012

International Symposium on Ecosystems for Regional Innovation in Asia, organized by the Takeda Foundation, co-organized by the Honda Foundation, will be held on October 20, 2012. For more details and enrollment, please click here.

September 27 2012

Decision of Honda Prize 2012 Laureate
Dr. Denis Le Bihan, Director of NeuroSpin, CEA Saclay, France has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2012.
News has been introduced at the Kyoto University website where he teaches as a visiting professor.

August 23 2012

Honda Foundation Report No. 143 has been uploaded.
"What Pioneering Crossborder Collaboration Brought to Us - The Discovery of Avermectin / Ivermectin and Its Subsequent Development"
Dr. Satoshi Omura
President Emeritus, The Kitasato Institute
*only in Japanese

July 05 2012

Honda Prize Special Commemorative Dialogue has been uploaded.
"Future Direction of Science and Technology: Our Challenge toward the New Stage of Civilization"
Dr. Gabor A. Somorjai / Takanobu Ito, president

July 05 2012

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2011-12" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2011-12 activities in more details. Please have a read through it, and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

June 14 2012

Workshop 2012 in Yangon Honda Foundation and Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA) jointly organized a workshop entitled "Social Innovation in Asia" in Yangon, on June 14, 2012.

June 12 2012

International Symposium 2012 in Jakarta Honda Foundation and Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) jointly organized an international symposium entitled "Innovation by Industrial-Academic Collaboration" in Jakarta, on June 12, 2012.

March 31 2012

Y-E-S Award in Vietnam 2007 awardees, Mr. Than Tien Thinh and Ms. Phan Thi My Hanh got married.
They first met each other at the Y-E-S Award opportunity. After finishing their studies in Europe and in Vietnam respectively, they met again in 2010 and became close friends. They developed the good relationship which led to marriage. Honda Foundation was happy to hear this wonderful news where we happened to be a match-maker of this fresh couple through the Honda Y-E-S Award.

March 26 2012

Honda Foundation Report No. 142 has been uploaded.
"Science and the Way of Living
- Encouragement of Open Systems Science"

Dr. Mario Tokoro
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
*only in Japanese

March 15 2012

Honda Foundation Report No. 141 has been uploaded.
The 32nd Honda Prize Commemorative Lecture
"Molecular Understanding of the Science and Ecotechnologies of Surfaces"
Dr. Gabor A. Somorjai

February 28 2012

The Fifth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi on February 28, 2012

February 18 2012

The Fourth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on February 18, 2012

2011

December 08 2011

Honda Foundation Report No. 140 has been uploaded.
"Japan's Scitek Diplomacy"
Dr. Taizo Yakushiji
Director, Institute for International Policy Studies
*only in Japanese

December 07 2011

The Fourth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on December 7, 2011

November 30 2011

The Sixth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on November 30, 2011

November 17 2011

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2011
The ceremony was held on November 17.

October 12 2011

Honda Foundation Report No. 139 has been uploaded.
"Great East Japan Earthquake"
Dr. Emile Hideki Ishida
Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
*only in Japanese

September 27 2011

Decision of Honda Prize 2011 Laureate
Dr. Gabor Somorjai, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2011.

August 23 2011

Honda Foundation Report No. 138 has been uploaded.
"Future of Japanese Science and Technology Policy"
Dr. Masuo Aizawa
Executive Member
Council for Science and Technology Policy
Cabinet Office, JAPAN
*only in Japanese

August 01 2011

This document is only in Japanese. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

June 17 2011

Honda Foundation Report No. 137 has been uploaded.
"History and Civilization of the Earth"
Dr. Takafumi Matsui
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Director, Planetary Exploration Research Center, Chiba Institute of Technology
*only in Japanese

May 31 2011

Honda Prize Special Commemorative Dialogue has been uploaded
"Uncover the mystery of human mind using the power of science and technology"
Dr. Antonio Damasio / Takanobu Ito, president

May 31 2011

"The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2010-11" has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2010-11 activities in more details. Please have a read through it, and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

April 04 2011

Honda Foundation Report No. 136 has been uploaded.
The 31st Honda Prize Award Ceremony Commemorative Lecture of Laureate
"The Neurobiology of Emotion: Consequences for Medicine and Culture"
Dr. Antonio Damasio

February 26 2011

The Fourth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place in New Delhi on February 26, 2011

February 10 2011

The Third Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place in Phnom Penh on February 10, 2011

January 14 2011

The Third Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place in Vientiane on January 14, 2011

2010

December 24 2010

Honda Foundation Report No. 135 has been uploaded.
"Challenges for the Future Nanotechnology and Materials Science in Japan"
Prof. Teruo Kishi
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
*only in Japanese

December 15 2010

The Fifth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 15, 2010

November 17 2010

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2010
The ceremony was held on November 17.

October 27 2010

Honda Foundation Report No. 134 has been uploaded.
"Century of Brain–Present brain research which keeps heading to unexplored fields"
Dr. Masao Ito
Senior Advisor
Riken Brain Science Institute
*only in Japanese

September 21 2010

Decision of Honda Prize 2010 Laureate
Dr. Antonio Damasio, David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, the University of Southern California, U.S.A., has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2010.

June 17 2010

Honda Foundation Report No. 133 has been uploaded.
The 30th Honda Prize Award Ceremony Commemorative Lecture of Laureate
"Cancer Prevention through Immunization
–Past, Present and Future"

Dr. Ian Frazer

April 15 2010

Honda Foundation Report No. 132 has been uploaded.
"Trade between Life Kingdom and Material Empire
–Toward Development of Innovative Science and Technology"

Dr. Akiyoshi Wada
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Research Advisor, RIKEN
*only in Japanese

March 31 2010

The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2009 has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2009 activities in more details. Please have a read through it, and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

February 02 2010

Honda Foundation Report No. 131 has been uploaded.
"East Asia of the 21st century and lead of Japan"
Cheol-Hee Park (Associate Professor of Seoul National University)
*only in Japanese

2009

December 18 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 130 has been uploaded.
"Water System and Technology in Japan"
Ohgaki Shinichiro (President of National Institute for Environmental Studies)
*only in Japanese

November 25 2009

The Fourth Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place on November 25, 2009 in Hanoi.

November 17 2009

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2009
The ceremony was held on November 17.

September 30 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 129 has been uploaded.
The 29th Honda Prize Award Ceremony Commemorative Lecture of Laureate
"With Aberration Correction
to a New Dimension in Electron Microscopy"

Dr. Maximilian Haider
Dr. Harald Rose
Dr. Knut Urban
(Team of German Researchers for Transmission Electron Microscopy)

September 30 2009

Decision of Honda Prize 2009 Laureate
Dr. Ian Frazer, Director, Diamantina Institute for Cancer, Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, the University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2009.

July 31 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 128 has been uploaded.
"Superconductivity makes dream come true"
Dr. Koichi Kitazawa (President of Japan Science and Technology Agency)

March 31 2009

The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2008 has been published.
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2008 activities in more details. Please have a read through it, and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

March 23 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 127 has been uploaded.
"Scenarios toward Low-Carbon Society: A Roadmap to 70% Reduction of CO2 Emission"
Dr. Shuzo Nishioka (Senior Visiting Researcher of National Institute for Environmental Studies)

February 25 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 126 has been uploaded.
"The Advent of Magnesium Energy Society"
Takashi Yabe (Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

February 21 2009

The 2nd Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place on February 21, 2009 in New Delhi.

January 29 2009

Honda Foundation Report No. 125 has been uploaded.
"Restoration of Green Environment in Japan: What We Can Do"
Akira Miyawaki (Professor Emeritus of Yokohama National University,
Director of IGES-Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology)

January 13 2009

This document is only in Japanese. We are sorry for the inconvinience.

2008

December 25 2008

The First Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Cambodia took place on December 25, 2008 in Phnom Penh.

November 17 2008

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2008
The ceremony was held on November 17.

November 11 2008

The Thrid Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place on November 11, 2008 in Hanoi.

October 31 2008

The First Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Laos took place on October 31, 2008 in Vientiane.

September 30 2008

Decision of Honda Prize 2008 Laureate
Team of German Researchers for Transmission Electron Microscopy has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2008.

September 19 2008

International Symposium 2008 Bangkok Report has been published. "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia"

August 08 2008

Honda Foundation Report No. 125 has been uploaded.
"Current Situation and Issues of Innovation in Japan"
Kiyoshi Kurokawa (Science Advisor to the Cabinet)

July 28 2008

Honda Foundation Report No. 124 has been uploaded.
"Confidence in India?"
Masanori Kondo (Senior Associate Professor Division of International Studies International Christian University)

July 21 2008

Regrettably we must advise our readers that 2007 Honda Prize laureate Dr. Philippe Mouret passed away on June 20 in his home town Lyon, France. He was 69.
We extend our sincerest condolence on the loss of this man of great attainments. Our respect for what he accomplished in his life will not cease to grow.

May 01 2008

The 30th Anniversary booklet "Our Dream" has been published.
This publication has been compiled to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Honda Foundation to communicate the heart behind ecotechnology to as many as possible. We look forward a bright future for us all, one that is carried forward on the dreams of the young people who are responsible for creating our future.

April 30 2008

International symposium 2008 in Bangkok
Honda Foundation and National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) of Thailand co-organized an international symposium on eco-technology entitled, "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia" in Bangkok, on March 28 and 29, 2008.

March 31 2008

Honda Prize Special Commemorative Dialogue has been uploaded.
"Respect for People at the Heart of Technological Quest for Human Happiness"
Dr. Philippe Mouret / Takeo Fukui, president

March 31 2008

The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2007 has been published
We have compiled this annual report for your review of our 2007 activities in more details. Please have a read through it, and let us know whatever you think we can do to make things better.

March 28 2008

Honda Foundation Report No. 123 has been uploaded.
"Discovery of the Epoch-Making Statin Drugs and Their Development"
Akira Endo (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)

March 17 2008

The First Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in India took place on February 18, 2008 in New Delhi.

February 15 2008

Honda Foundation Report No. 122 has been uploaded.
The 28th Honda Prize Award Ceremony Commemorative Lecture of Laureate
"Laparoscopy: Another means to see in Surgery. Another means to look at the Surgery"
Dr. Philippe Mouret (M.D., General Surgery, France)

January 31 2008

The second Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place on November 27, 2007 in Hanoi

2007

December 18 2007

Honda Foundation Report No. 121 has been uploaded.
"Shichu No Sankyo" ―Spirit of Cha No Yu―
Sen Soushu (Mushakouji Senke; 14th Head Master, Futessai
General Director of the Foundation, Kankyuan)

December 07 2007

Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2007
We have uploaded the report of the Honda Prize Award Ceremony held November 19, 2007.

October 26 2007

2007 The Award Ceremony HONDA PRIZE

October 03 2007

Honda Foundation Report No. 120 has been uploaded.
"Scientific Approach to Brain and Mind"
Yasushi Miyashita (Professor, Department of Physiology. Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo)

September 20 2007

International Symposium 2007 New Delhi Report has been published
"Linking Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship"

August 31 2007

Decision of Honda Prize 2007 Laureate
French Private Surgeon Dr. Philippe Mouret has been selected to receive the Honda Prize 2007.

August 10 2007

Y-E-S Award in India Launched
This August, the Honda Foundation started accepting applications for the Y-E-S Award in India with help from Honda Motor India (HMI) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). India, the fast-growing economy since its liberalization in 1991, is the second beneficiary country following last year’s Vietnam.
In recognition of future ecotechnology leaders in India, the Y-E-S Award program will grant them a diploma with a medal and money prize. All recipients will be eligible for additional fund to continue their research in a professional internship or graduate program in Japan.

May 17 2007

―Our Councilor Dr. Nishino Passed Away―
We regret to inform that Dr. Fumio Nishino, Fellow Academic Advisor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2007. He was 71. Our councilor since 1992.
Dr. Nishino was especially instrumental in launching the Y-E-S Award program. We deeply thank his contribution, and pray sincerely for the repose of his soul.

March 29 2007

Honda Foundation Report No.119 has been uploaded.
"Phronetic Strategy"
Ikujiro Nonaka(Visiting Professor、Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy)

March 12 2007

New Delhi symposium update: Flash report now available! Read a National News article on the "Linking Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship" meeting from the website of our cohost CII.

February 22 2007

The Honda Foundation Annual Activity Report 2006 has been uploaded.
In adition to the Honda Prize and conferences of various types for distinguished researchers and thinkers, we commenced a new program called the Y-E-S Award to aid young talent, which is a result of our reaffirmation of where we began and where we’re heading.
We hope all these programs will bring a new dimension to us and the society.

February 14 2007

Honda Foundation and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) cohosted an international symposium about "Linking Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship" in New Delhi, India.

January 31 2007

Honda Prize Special Commemorative Dialogue has been uploaded.
"Challenge Plus Creativity equals innovation For human happiness"
Dr. Richard R. Nelson/Takeo Fukui, president

January 31 2007

Our mission has been uploaded.
This brochure was put together on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Honda Foundation's founder Soichiro Honda to reconfirm the starting point for the Foundation's activities and to express its principles and course of direction. We will be very happy if readers gain an understanding of the activities of the Honda Foundation.

January 23 2007

The first Award Ceremony for Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam took place on December 15, 2006 in Hanoi.

January 23 2007

Honda Foundation Report No. 117 has been uploaded.
"The Manner Being Japan" Seigo Matsuoka (Executive Director, Editorial Engineering Laboratory Director, ISIS Edit School Visiting Professor, The University of Tokyo)

January 23 2007

International Symposium in India
Honda Foundation is pleased to announce our symposium will take place for the first time in India on February 14, 2007.

2006

December 28 2006

Honda Foundation Report No. 118 has been uploaded.
The 27th Honda Prize Award Ceremony Commemorative Lecture of Laureate
"On the Uneven Evolution of Human Know-how"
Dr. Richard R. Nelson (George Blumenthal Professor, Columbia University, U.S.A.)

December 14 2006

Honda Foundation Report No. 116 has been uploaded.
"An Anti-Global Warming Theory"
Shigenori Maruyama (Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

November 21 2006

2006 Award Ceremony Highlights
We have uploaded the report of the Honda Prize Award Ceremony held November 17, 2006 .

November 05 2006

2006 The Award Ceremony HONDA PRIZE
The Honda Prize Award Ceremony will be held at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on November 17, 2006.

August 01 2006

Honda Foundation Report No. 115 has been uploaded.
"Who is vulnerable to cancer and who is not?"
Shoichiro Tsugane (Chief, Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center)

July 01 2006

Decision of 2006 Honda Prize Laureate
Dr. Richard R. Nelson (George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs, Business, and Law, Emeritus, Columbia University) has been selected to receive the 2006 Honda Prize.

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