April 24, 2007
April 24, 2007
For the fiscal year 2007, Satake Technical Foundation (Chairperson : Dr. Toshiko Satake, Address : 2-30 Saijo Nishihonmachi, Higashi-Hiroshima-Shi, Hiroshima, 739-8602) decided to subsidize grants-in-aid to 14(fourteen) researchers in 7(seven) Universities in Hiroshima Prefecture and 2(two) international students, recommended by the prefecture, were provided with scholarships.
The grants-in-aid are aimed at encouraging and developing advanced technologies and creativity, and are provided to the researchers and international students working in the fields of Science and Technology as well as Biological Science every year. For the fiscal year 2007, 7(seven) universities were recipients of this grant-in-aid subsidy.
Hiroshima Prefectural University
Hiroshima City University
Hiroshima Institute of Technology
Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
The scholarships were provided to the international students from Hiroshima University and Hiroshima Prefectural Women's University.
Satake Technical Foundation was established in March 1984. Since the establishment, the Foundation has contributed 194(one hundred and eighty four) million Japanese Yen to 256(two hundred and fifty six) researchers and 62(sixty two) international students. The Foundation also built "Dr. Toshihiko Satake Palm Tree Memorial Museum" at Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture in January 2005 to contribute to the regional promotion of Ishigaki and advances in Botany. The palm Satakentia Liukiuensis (named after the discoverer Dr. Toshihiko Satake) was exhibited, along with other palm trees from around the world.
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