NSG Foundation

Profile of NSG Foundation

Nippon Sheet Glass Foundation for Materials Science and Engineering (NSG Foundation) was established by Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. in 1979 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of NSG. NSG Foundation offers grants for research on inorganic materials used in various industries including IT and communication, biotechnology, energy, and environmental protection. Since its foundation, it has received 5,470 applications and disbursed a total of 1,744 million yen to 1,363 selected applicants. NSGF has also offers grants for research themes on inorganic materials, which are proceeded in overseas universities and institutes. Since 1992, it has received 712 applications and has disbursed a total of 1,001 thousand dollars to 161 selected applicants.

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