[The Japan Prize]
The Japan Prize is an international prize awarded to scientists and technologists who have made original and outstanding achievements in their fields and have contributed to the peace and prosperity of mankind. Each year, we designate two subject fields for the prize. Each laureate receives a certificate of merit and a commemorative medal. A monetary award of fifty million Japanese yen (Japanese Yen 50,000,000) is awarded in each prize category.
[The Science and Technology Foundation of Japan]
The Science and Technology Foundation of Japan was established in May 1983, and a Government issued a cabinet endorsement in October of the same year.
Presenting the Japan Prize is the Foundation's main activities. The
Foundation is a non-profit organization under the supervision of the
Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of
Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
[Members of the 2009(25th) Japan Prize Fields Selection Committee]
Shuzo Nishioka Advisor,
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Tsuneo Katayama Professor, School of Science and Technology for
future life, Tokyo Denki University
Ryuji Matsuhashi Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,
The University of Tokyo
Shigeru Morichi Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy
Kotaro Nawa Research Fellow, Institute of Information Security
Makoto Asashima Managing Director, Executive Vice Presiden
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