We have two names: the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), and SANKEN, a Japanese name that comes from the full name for our institution, SANGYO-KAGAKU-KENKYUSHO                                .


Here are short explanations of the name.

KENKYUSHO=Research Institute

Our two names

SANKEN was founded in 1939 as a part of Osaka University. Its aim is to promote basic science for the development of industry.


Our Two Names