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Providing financial support for research and studies as well
as for international exchange on water and the environment

The awards ceremony

The awards ceremony

The Kurita Group provides financial support for research and studies and for international exchange in scientific fields concerning water and the environment through the Kurita Water and Environment Foundation, established in 1997 to promote science and technology to contribute to the preservation and creation of good water environments.

In its research grant program, the Foundation selected from among 401 applications 89 research projects to receive financial support for FY 2016. In addition, it offered the Kurita Water and Environment Scientific Research Prizes of Excellence to those researchers receiving research grants with distinguished outcomes or social contributions. In addition, the Kurita Group carries out a program of offering an award (Kurita Award) for the purpose of boosting research motivation among young researchers at the Japan Society on Water Environment, as well as an international exchange support project for providing assistance in efforts to address Asia’s water and environmental issues.