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Foundation Nakao will be a small light, globally. But people who understand and appreciate our efforts will put their own light next to ours. So, gradually, the world will become brighter and lighter.

Establishing the Nakao foundation

There are three main reasons behind establishing the foundation. First is to help with disease prevention on global scale. Second is the aging of the population and the specific pressures that puts on dentists to care for their geriatric patients. And third is to assist higher education and scientific research. These are the three pillars of the vision of the Foundation Nakao.

Additionally, Foundation Nakao will promote research and education in the area of dental medicine. Mr Nakao hopes that the foundation will become a truly effective vehicle in supporting scientific exchange between universities, dental professionals and the dental industry.

The First
Foundation Nakao Winners
have been selected

The First Foundation Nakao Grant Application has successfully been selected.

Foundation Nakao have received many applications for Foundation Nakao Grant globally and Foundation Nakao have finally selected 6 Grant Winners for FY 2020.

The Foundation’s aim is to contribute to the realization of a truly healthy long-living society and a high quality of life by supporting research and analysis to improve global oral health and we hope that this grant will support this activity globally.

We thank you for your continuing support to our Foundation.

Foundation Nakao Activity Report

The 3rd Foundation Board Meeting was held on Web Meeting connecting all regions in the world.

First, Management Board was held on March 25, 2021 and with all directors participating, 7 Grant Projects were selected from 159 Grant Project that were submitted last December.

Subsequently, Foundation Board Meeting was held in Luzern and 7 Grant Projects and Financial related matters were approved.

We expect the announcement of Grant Winners to be made at the end of April when final confirmations are all completed.

We are concerned of delay in compiling the future research results due to spending too much time in final contract stage because of COVID-19.

The 3rd Grant Application is currently scheduled to be open for 67 days from September 21th, 2021 to November 24th, 2021.

We look forward to your application.

The Second Foundation Nakao Grant Application is closed

The 3rd Grant Application is currently scheduled to be open for 67 days from September 21th, 2021 to November 24th, 2021.

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