- Last updated: May 15. 2024 -

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

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.

Major Programs:

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.


Chairperson: Ken Mizutani, President of Seikagaku Corporation
Directors: 7 Trustees (including the Chairperson) and 2 Auditors.
Councilors: 9 members
Secretary General: Hiroshi Maruyama


Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F 1-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
Phone: 81-3-3211-0861 / FAX: 81-3-3211-0862

  • Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience
  • Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience
    Marunouchi Center Building 9F,
    1-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. 100-0005 Japan
    Phone: 81-3-3211-0861 Fax: 81-3-3211-0862 
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