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Announcement of the Laureates

Inamori Foundation announced the 2014 Kyoto Prize Laureates at the Inamori Center, Kyoto University on June 20 Japan Time.

The press conference was held to announce the 2014 Kyoto Prize Laureates at the Inamori Center, Kyoto University. At the conference, Shigetada Nakanishi (Chairman, Kyoto Prize Executive Committee), Tasuku Honjo (Chairman, Kyoto Prize Committee in Advanced Technology), Heisuke Hironaka (Chairman, Kyoto Prize Committee in Basic Sciences), and Shuji Takashina (Chairman, Kyoto Prize Committee in Arts and Philosophy) introduced the three new laureates and their achievements. Ms. Fukumi Shimura, this year's laureate in Arts and Philosophy happened to join the conference and expressed her joy in receiving the award.