About RIKEN

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RIKEN is Japan's largest comprehensive research institution renowned for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. Founded in 1917 as a private research foundation in Tokyo, RIKEN has grown rapidly in size and scope, today encompassing a network of world-class research centers and institutes across Japan.

The pages below offer an overview of RIKEN's mission, its management structure and history, as well as information on RIKEN's campuses and offices, its budget and personnel and its governance.

Introduction
Introduction
An introduction to RIKEN's mission, goals, and outlook, including a message from the president.
Visiting RIKEN
Visiting RIKEN
Information on visitor-oriented attractions, events and facilities.
Management
Management
Details on RIKEN's president, executive directors and organizational structure.
History
History
Read RIKEN's story and find out more about important historical figures.
RIKEN on the Map
RIKEN on the Map
RIKEN campuses and facilities in Japan and worldwide.
Facts & Figures
Facts & Figures
Information on RIKEN’s diverse staff, earnings and budget.
Reports
Reports
Assessment reports of past and present RIKEN centers.
Donations
Support RIKEN
How to support RIKEN's diverse research activities.

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