History

Dec.3, 1990
IES was established as a foundation by authorization of the Prime Minister of the Government of Japan.
Dec.6, 1990
IES started work by creating Department of Planning and Administration, First and Second Research Departments at on-site temporary office in Rokkasho.
Oct. 1992
IES created Third Research Department.
Mar. 1993
IES finished construction of administration and research building (present Main Building).
Apr. 1993
IES reorganized the research departments to Department of Radioecology, Department of Environmental Simulation and Department of Radiobiology.
Mar. 1995
IES finished construction of the Low-Dose Radiation Effects Research Facility.
Mar. 2001
IES finished construction of the Closed Ecology Experiment Facilities, the Artificial Climate Experiment Facility and substation facilities receiving special high voltage electricity.
Apr. 2001
IES newly created gPublic Relations and Research Information Officeh and gConstruction Office for Bio-Sciences Research Centerh.
Oct. 2004
IES finished construction of the First Research Facility, the Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center.
Apr. 2005
IES finished construction of the First Research Facility, the Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center.
IES newly created Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center and dismantled the Construction Office for Bio-Sciences Research Center.
Mar. 2008
IES finished construction of the Second Research Facility, the Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center.
Apr. 2011
IES incorporated gPublic Relations and Research Information Officeh in gDepartment of General Affairsh.
Apr. 2012
IES transferred to a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation by authorization of the Prime Minister of the Government of Japan.
IES reorganized the research departments to Department of Radioecology, and Department of Radiobiology.
Jul. 2013
IES incorporated gEngineering Services and Safety Officeh in gDepartment of General Affairsh.