Osaka University Future Funds, ”Building Japan a Healthier Future with Twins”

What is the ”Building Japan a Healthier Future with Twins” fund?

We at the Center for Twin Research are working towards a future where all people can live physically, mentally and socially healthy lives. To sustain and improve the Center’s research and education activities, ability to organize symposiums and international co-operation, the ’”Building Japan a Healthier Future with Twins” Research Activities Fund for the Center for Twin Research’ was established at the Osaka University Future Funds.


The Future Funds is a foundation established in 2009 to manage the donations received from all of the university’s supporters. The donations are used to support the university’s research activities, help develop the potential of future students, and to improve the learning and research environment of its current students and researchers.