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National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

国立研究開発法人量子科学技術研究開発機構, コクリツケンキュウカイハツホウジンリョウシカガクギジュツケンキュウカイハツキコウ
Representive : President, YONEKURA Yoshiharu
Establishment year: 1957
Address: 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 263-8555 Japan
Telephone number: +81-43-251-2111
FAX number: +81-43-245-9616
Number of employees: 360
Organization/Research department name (19):
  • Office of Planning and Coordination
  • Low Dose Radiation Effects Project
  • International Space Radiation Laboratory
  • Environmental Radiation Protection Research Group
  • Environmental and Toxicological Sciences Research Group
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Subordinate facility name  (8):
  • Radioisotope Facility, X-ray Facility,
  • Gamma-ray Facility, Alpha-Emitter Facility,
  • Cyclotron Building, PET Facility,
  • Radiation Emergency Handling Suite,
  • Radiotoxicology Research Building, HIMAC Building,
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History (7):
  • 1955/01
    Recommendation "Foundation of the National Institute of Radiological Fundamental Medical Science" to the Prime Minister by the Science Council of Japan
  • 1955/06
    Conclusion by the Science and Technological Administration Congress "The foundation of the National Institute of Radiological Fundamental Medical Science is pertinent and is to be within the competence of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Simultaneously the National Institute of Radiological Hygiene is to be taken in consideration.
  • 1956/02
    Both institutes are competence to be integrated into the National Institute of Radiological Sciences. The Institute is to be an affiliated organization of the Science and Technology Agency is decided upon by the Cabinet.
  • 1956/07
    Project of foundation of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences is decided upon by the Atomic Energy Commission.
  • 1957/04
    Law to revise part of the Law of Foundation of the Science and Technology Agency (Law Article 76) "Matters on the National Institute of Radiological Sciences" is added.
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Purpose of establishment:
National Institute of Radiological Sciences,
Administrative Independent Institution, aims to
improve the levels of radiological sciences and
technology by comprehensively conducting studies on
the effect of radiation on the human body and
prevention of radiation hazards, an application of
radiation to medical diagnosis and treatment,
and etc.
Business overview:
-Research and development on the effect of radiation
on the human body and prevention of radiation
hazards and the application of radiation to medical
diagnosis and treatment;
-To disserminate the results of research and
development, and promote their utilization;
-To open NIRS facilities and equipment for
researchers outside NIRS;
-To train personnels outside NIRS and improve their
ability related to radiological sciences,
technology and medicine;
-To execute prevention, diagnosis and treatment of
radiation hazards of highly exposed victims to
radiation on their request of relevant governmental
agencies and/or local authorities.
Budget:
  • 2005: \ 16,965 (Million)
  • 2004: \ 14,821 (Million)
  • 2003: \ 14,784 (Million)
  • 2002: \ 14,945 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 15,587 (Million)

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