Dear Faculty Members/Researchers,
Since its establishment in 1977, the Honda Foundation has been engaging in contribution towards "the creation of a truly humane civilization" by utilizing "ecotechnology" through the activities including awarding of the Honda Prize, hosting intemational symposia I colloquia, and implementing the Honda Y-E-S Award grant for students in the field of science and technology in Asia.
Since its inception in 1980, the Honda Prize has been awarded to an individual or a group annually who contributes towards the development of science and technology and society along the vision of "ecotechnology" from all over the world with 10 million yen as supplemental prize.
We will again proceed with the selection of the 37th laureate of the Honda Prize 2016. We would be therefore very much appreciated if you could nominate a candidate.
The eligibility for candidates is as follows:
+ An individual or a group, irrespective of nationality, who has achieved distinguished contribution toward the development of science and technology and society along the vision of "ecotechnology"
+ Achievements should be not only narrow scientific/ technological new discoveries and inventions but also be served to the improvement of people's lives around the world from the view point of entire processes that would bring out, apply, or share solution for facing problems
+ Target fields include the broad range of related scientific fields such as mechanical
/electronic/space engineering, chemical, physics, bioscience, agriculture, economics and medicine. It also includes an individual I a group in interdisciplinary research areas
The laureate will be determined through a series of deliberations by multidisciplinary selection committee.
Deadline: 15 March 2016
Reserch Projects Development Office
Research and Graduate Policies Directorate