Meetings & Events

Terumo Life Science Foundation

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 2:15pm
Registration Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 2:15pm


As seen in the 01 March issue of Science:

We welcome your nominations for candidates for the 2nd Terumo Global Science Prize


Terumo Life Science Foundation

-An academic award for biomaterials researchers-

  • Purpose: In recent years, combined research in the fields of biomaterials and regenerative medicine is accelerating rapidly, and various efforts toward practical application are being made. The fusion of excellence in materials engineering, life science, and the related discipline of systems engineering is essential for this area. This Prize shall be awarded to outstanding researchers who have demonstrated unique, internationally renowned achievements in research, made significant contributions to the field of regenerative medicine particularly through novel biomaterials discovery, and continued to work in the frontline of research. We hope that this Prize will be a great source of encouragement to researchers, resulting in the further evolution of research towards practical application and a brighter future for humankind.
  • Details of the Prize: The Terumo Global Science Prize shall be awarded to one outstanding researcher. The awardee will receive a commemorative shield and a gift as the main prize, together with a supplementary prize of 10 million yen.
  • Award ceremony: The award ceremony as well as the commemorative lecture will be held in Tokyo on one Saturday in July 2014. The recipient of the Terumo Global Science Prize is requested to be present at the ceremony and to give a speech.
  • Application method: An application in the form of a recommendation shall be filed. (No self-recommendation accepted)
    Please fill out the application form and submit it t the Secretariat along with all the required documents. The application can be made online or by post. Please refer to the official Web site for more details.
  • Application Deadline: June 30(SUN), 2013 By Post: Must be postmarked on or before the above date Online: Must be sent at or before 5:00 PM(JST) on the above date
  • The awardee of the 1st Terumo Global Science Prize Professor Robert Samuel Langer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


Official Web Site


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