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The NEC C&C Foundation was established as a nonprofit organization on March 20, 1985, with the approval of the Minister of International Trade and Industry of Japan.


The NEC C&C Foundation is managed by a board of directors, auditors, and a board of counselors, all of which are comprised of distinguished intellectuals.

An Awards Committee selects C&C Prize recipients and designates persons to receive grants.

Directors, Auditors, Counselors and Committee Members

(as of July 2, 2018)


Kaoru Yano
Executive Advisor, NEC Corporation

Executive Director

Masanobu Hashimoto
Executive Director(Full-time Foundation Director)


Toshiharu Aoki
Former President, NTT DATA Corporation
Tomonori Aoyama
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Kenichi Iga
Professor Emeritus, Former President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hiroyuki Uemura
Advisor, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co.,Ltd.
Katsumi Emura
Executive Vice President, CTO and Member of the Board,
NEC Corporation
Mitsutoshi Hatori
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Professor Emeritus, National Institute of Informatics
Junsuke Fujii
Special Adviser, The Japan Research Institute, Limited


Isamu Kawashima
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, NEC Corporation
Hitoshi Murakami
Senior Corporate Advisor, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited


Reiko Kuroda
Professor, Research Institute for Science & Technology,
Tokyo University of Science
Hajime Sasaki
Former Chairman, NEC Corporation
Yasuharu Suematsu
Honorary Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takuo Sugano
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Shoichi Noguchi
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
Botaro Hirosaki
Executive Advisor, NEC Corporation
Takashi Masuda
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Former President, The University of Electro-Communications

Awards Committee

Tomonori Aoyama
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Kaoru Arakawa
Dean/Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences,
Meiji University
Katsumi Emura
Executive Vice President, CTO and Member of the Board,
NEC Corporation
Fumio Koyama
Director-General/Professor of the Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Shiro Sakata
Grand Fellow, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University
Takao Someya
Professor, Department of Electric and Electronic Engineering,
School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Hideyuki Tokuda
President, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Shinji Tomita
Professor/Vice President, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

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All funds for The NEC C&C Foundation are donated by NEC Corporation.

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JR Tamachi station, Keihin-tohoku line or Yamanote line
(6 minutes walk from JR Tamachi)
Subway Mita station, Toei-Mita line or Toei-Asakusa line
(Front of Subway Mita Exit A10)

URL: http://www.candc.or.jp

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