Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration Program

Companies and individual donors can make endowments to the university to fund the development of research, education, and university operation. The outcomes of research funded by endowments are not provided directly to the endowment donors, but enhance the research capacity of the university and, in turn, benefit society.

IP Terms and Conditions

In general, any IP developed will be the property of the university.

Tax Incentives

  • Endowments from a corporate entity
    The entire amount can be included in deductible expenses.
  • Endowments from an individual*
    Income tax: The donated amount (up to 40% of gross income) less ¥2,000 will be deducted from the donor’s gross income.

Sum of Endowment

  • No upper or lower limits.
  • A part of the endowment (up to 10%) will be allocated as operation and management expenses.

Note: Donors who reside in prefectures/municipalities that designate Kyoto University as a corporation eligible for the deduction of donations in their ordinance are eligible for an individual inhabitant tax deduction.
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