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Research grants program
The Kurata Grants are offered to researchers engaging in basic and applied researches in the fields of natural sciences and the combined fields of natural and social sciences.
The Hitachi Scholarship supports outstanding researchers who wish to conduct research at universities and research institutions in Japan.
Promotion of academic research
The Foundation is also involved in a range of educational activities designed to promote science.
Nurturing the future science and engineering-related personnel
The Foundation is involved in the development of education programs and activities to support the development of human resources in the field of science and engineering to lead the future generations of Japan.
The Global Hitachi Foundation is involved in a range of social awareness activities focusing on a variety of social issues dealing with disparity in urban society, including child poverty, Japan’s aging population and issues surrounding nursing care etc.
Working with the community
The Foundation runs a variety of activities to promote basic and social education in Ibaraki Prefecture, the founding home of Hitachi.