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Researcher Training and Fostering


The primary emphasis of our activity is to train and support researchers in the area of healthcare science.

  1. We employ young researchers and support them to conduct themed studies in 3 area of healthcare science of which area is defined by IKENfs constitutional document.
    The researchers should present their research findings through papers and reports. In doing so, they will gain hands-on experience, introducing themselves to the academic community, and helping building up their careers.
  2. We provide grants for 10 studies (500,000 JPY per study) annually for young researchers and groups who conduct innovative and unique studies on health economics, the healthcare system, healthcare policies, social security policies, pharmaceutical industry policies, and other related areas.