Organization Overview

	Establishment Purpose

In order to attempt to create safe and secure communities and realize a society of coexistence, the fundamental issues of a mature, 21st century society which were obtained from the lessons of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, the purpose of the Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute is to continue investigative research as a comprehensive think tank based on the ideals of human care which enhance the dignity of life and the joy of living, while proposing policies on issues to contribute to the creation of a 21st century civilization.


Endowment 1,000,000,000 yen
Contributors Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe City, Amagasaki City, Akashi City, Nishinomiya City, Sumoto City, Ashiya City
Itami City, Takarazuka City, Miki City, Kawanishi City, Minami Awaji City, Awaji City
21st Century Research Organization for Human Care




Research organization regulated under article 2, section 1, item 4 of the scientific research expenses subsidy transaction regulation


Makoto Iokibe

Chancellor of Prefectural University of Kumamoto
Professor Emeritus of Kobe University