PII Foundation of Institute for Chemical Fibers, Japan

About Us(English)

   Founded in 1936, this Public Interest Incorporated (PII) Foundation strives today to
contribute to the promotion of polymer science and technology in general. Its activities
include the organization and/or sponsorship of (1) academic lectures, (2) international
conferences, (3) young scientists' symposia, (4) educational courses for young
researchers, and (5) a research grant.

   For historical reasons, the Foundation is in close cooperation with the
Departments of Polymer Chemistry and Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of
Engineering, Kyoto University, as well as with Kyoto Institute of Polymer Science
(KIPS), which is a nonprofit society of the polymer scientists centered on Kyoto
University. The Foundation is also indebted to its Supporting Industries for their