Foundation Overview


Foundation name Hosokawa Powder Technology Foundation
Approved for establishment December 20, 1991
Ministry concerned Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Foundation capitalization ¥1.3 billion
Income from investment of the foundation capital is contributed to fund foundation activities.

Headquarters of Hosokawa Micron Corporation


Activities of Grant and Award

Research Grant
Grant for fundamental research on powder and particles.
KONA Award
Award for outstanding achievement on particle science and powder technology.
Event Grant
Grant for organizing international conference and symposium on particle science and powder technology.
Grant for promising researchers
Grant for promising graduate students studying particle science and powder technology.
Encouragement Award
Award to encourage particle science and powder technology.

Other activities

Organizing symposium
Organizing symposium of particle science and powder technology once every other year in Tokyo and Osaka alternately. The number of participants is approx. 200.
Additionally, the international symposiums are held outside Japan occasionally as a special event.
Publishing KONA Powder and Particle Journal
Publish an international scholarly journal annually in English covering particle science and powder technology (approx. 2,000 copies, 250 pages). The printed version is distributed free of charge to researchers, libraries and other parties related to powder technology in the world. The electric version is open to public in the web-site of the Foundation.

Circumference Map

1-9, Shodaitajika, Hirakata-shi, Osaka 573-1132, Japan (In the headquarters of Hosokawa Micron Corporation)

+81 (72) 867-1686

+81 (72) 867-1658