Nagoya University (NU) is a national university located in Nagoya, Japan. NU originally established as a medical school in 1871. In 1939 it became Nagoya Imperial University. In 1947 it was renamed Nagoya University, and became a Japanese national university. NU is the 3rd highest ranked higher education institution in Japan (90th worldwide). NU is also one of the top research institutions in Japan. According to Thomson Reuters, NU is the 99th most innovative University in the world. NU’s research standard is especially high in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, and Biology & Biochemistry. As of 2019, six Nobel Prize winners have been associated with NU. In 2020, the National University Corporation, “Tokai National Higher Education and Research System (THERS)" was established through the merger of NU and Gifu University. Currently, NU and Gifu University are managed by this organization.
Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. (NU Tech), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in North Carolina by Nagoya University (NU) in 2007. NU Tech promotes technology transfer between NU and US companies primarily in the life sciences, facilitates research and researcher exchange and collaborations between NU and North Carolina universities, recruits US students who wish to study at NU, and services US alumni of NU. NU Tech is currently celebrating its 10th year as the face of NU in the USA.
NU Friends in the States
Nagoya University U.S. Friend Fund was established under NU Tech to accept donations from alumni and supporters who live or have lived in the States. The Fund supports mainly (1) All Nagoya University students affected by COVID-19, limited time only in 2020 and 2021, (2) Nagoya University students to study in the States, and (3) Nagoya University young researchers to engage in research activities at/with U.S. universities. Your kind donation, tax deductible, will make a huge difference on college lives of these young talents at Nagoya University. We sincerely appreciate your support.