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National Institutes of Natural Sciences

自然科学研究機構, シゼンカガクケンキュウキコウ
Representive : President, SATO Katsuhiko
Establishment year: 2004
Address: Kamiyacho Central Place 2F, 4-3-13 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
Telephone number: +81-3-5425-1300
FAX number: +81-3-5425-2049
Number of employees: 834
Organization/Research department name (5):
  • National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
  • The National Institute for Fusion Science
  • National Institute for Basic Biology
  • National Institute for Physiological Sciences
  • Institute for Molecular Science
History (1):
  • 2004/04
    NINS was established
Purpose of establishment:
National Institutes of Natural Sciences was established
to aim at constituting the Inter-University Research
Institutes which conduct researches of natural science
such as astronomy, materials science, energy science
and life science.
Business overview:
National Institutes of Natural Sciences advance the
frontiers of interdisciplinary scientific research
as core research institutes in the scientific fields,
such as universe, energy, substance and life, and
fulfill the responsibility as Inter-University
Research Institutes, as well as the function as the base
for releasing scientific research result towards the
world in the fields of natural sciences.
We also promote specialized education of graduate school,
and to raise young researchers by request of universities.
  • 2011: \ 38,283 (Million)
Branch Organization  (38):

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