Name: Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience.
Founder: Masakane Mizutani
Date of establishment: October 1, 1992.
Contribution by the Founder: His personal property including 1,200,000,000 yen plus 200,000 shares of Seikagaku Corporation stock.
Operational expenses: Interests and dividends from the basic assets and general contributions.
Fiscal year: From April 1 through March 31.
The aim of the Foundation:
The aim of the Foundation is to promote worldwide progress of glycoscience, especially that of glycoconjugates.
Worldwide distribution of research grants to qualified glycoscientists for their outstanding basic research proposals.
Assistance for international exchanges between Japanese and foreign glycoscientists.
Contribution to glycoscience-related meetings in Japan.
Practice of other activities that are necessary to achieve the aim of the Foundation.
Chairman: Ken Mizutani, President of Seikagaku Corporation
Vice Chairman: Toshinori Yagura, Senior Managing Director of Seikagaku Corporation
Directors: Eight Trustees (including the Chairman and Vice Chairman) and two Inspectors.
Councilors: 10 members
Attn: Shuichi Miyaura(Dr.), Executive Secretary
Marunouchi Center Building 9F 1-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan