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The Hitachi Global Foundation

The Kurata Memorial Hitachi Science and Technology Foundation / Hitachi Mirai Foundation / The Odaira Memorial Hitachi Education Foundation / Hitachi Environment Foundation / Hitachi Scholarship Foundation

FY 2015
  • Established the Hitachi Global Foundation (April 1)
  • Set the fields of “promotion of academic research, science and technology,” “human development,” and “support for local communities” as the key areas
FY 2016
  • Launched the Hitachi Future Innovator Program
  • Launched the Girls in Science Support Project
  • Renewed the Kurata Grant
FY 2017
  • Marked the 50th anniversary of Hitachi’s foundation activity (March 29)
FY 2018
  • Revised the key areas to “promotion of academic research, science and technology,” “human development” and “building multicultural symbiotic diverse societies”
FY 2019
  • Launched the Symposium to Building Multicultural Symbiotic & Diverse Societies
  • Launched the Hitachi Global Foundation Science and Technology Seminars
FY 2020
  • Launched the Hitachi Global Foundation Asia Innovation Award
  • Expanded the eligibility fields of the Kurata Grants to the humanities and social science research field
FY 2021
  • Launched the Hitachi Fund Support for Research Related to Infectious Diseases
  • Launched PR team under Secretary General