Who We Are

Who We Are:

MSD Life Science Foundation, Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
Kitanomaru Square, 1-13-12 Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 102-8667

TEL: +81-3-6272-1098 FAX: +81-3-6238-9128

Our Mission:
We strive to promote and support life science research for disease prevention and treatment, development of future scientific leaders in global community, and to make contribution in scientific promotion and to help the human society be well.
In order to achieve our mission, we focus on the following projects:

  1. Provide support to life science ("life science") research related to disease prevention and treatment.
  2. Conduct comprehensive promotion and educational activities regarding life sciences.
  3. Invite foreign life science researchers to come to Japan and send Japanese life science researchers to study abroad.
  4. Hold and support life science related lectures to help the development of researchers.
  5. Develop potential scientific leaders in global community.
  6. Acknowledge and award prizes to researchers who have made significant contributions to the progress and development of life science research.
  7. Conduct any other programs that will achieve the mission of the foundation.
October 1, 2002
Date of public-interest corporation transfer registration:
April 1, 2011
Administrative agency:
Cabinet office