Support for Conference

Assist in funding tribology-related conferences which are expected to contribute to global / regional development of tribology
Conditions of Receiving Grant
The conference must be held with the purpose of exchanging scientific and engineering information on tribology, not with the purpose of business profit. Memorial conference, or regularly held conference having special issues may be supported, but they shall not be supported in last five years.
Note: It is possible to apply for both ”Support for Conference” and “Support for Young Tribologists” at the same time.
Amount of Grant
Total amount : Maximum US$10,000 / year
Only the conference organizers can apply for this support. No definite due date for application is set, but on a first-come-first-served basis.
Application form must be downloaded from the link below. Submit the application form filled out necessary items.
Selection and Funding
Selection is made at the board of directors meeting.
If selected, the grant is funded upon request to the conference organizers.
Grant Report
Grant Report describing the conference must be submitted within six months following the conference.
TTRF does not specify the format of the report. Another report of the conference already created may be used as Grant Report but it should consist of following items:
  1) Conference information (Name, Period, Venue, Host organization)
  2) Contents (Memorial/Special issue, Technical/Social program, etc.)
  3) Epochs through the conference if any
  4) Number of participants and lecturers (In total, In each country)
  5) Use of the grant in the conference
  6) Satisfaction level of the TTRF grant
Application Form Revised on July 31, 2018

List of Grantees Revised on July 31, 2018

Mailing address (Japan principal office):
Taiho Kogyo Tribology Research Foundation c/o Taiho Kogyo Co., Ltd. Hosoya Plant 2-47, Hosoya-Cho, Toyota-City, Aichi 471-8502, Japan
Fax(Japan principal office): +81-565-28-9298