The planning began for the establishment of a central research facility that would focus on the fundamentals of biotechnology as applied to the agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and food industries in Iwate Prefecture.
Guidelines were established for the creation of Iwate Biotechnology Institute.
The organizing committee was formed.
The construction site was selected.
The construction of the institute began.
Iwate Biotechnology Research Center was established.
The construction was completed. The research equipment procurement and installation was started.
Iwate Biotechnology Institute was founded.
The construction of Transgenic Plant Characteristics-Safety Assessment Building (Sealed and Open Greenhouses) was completed.
Isolated Experimentation Field was completed.
Accepted certification of STA fellow (Science and Technology Agency special researcher).
Research divisions and groups were reorganized to 4 divisions and 5 projects system.
5th Anniversary Celebration.
Began hosting science and technology special research fellows.
Collaboration with United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (Iwate University) initiated.
Experimental wastewater treatment facility completed.
10th Anniversary Celebration.
Certified as a research institute eligible to apply for "Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI]".
Research divisions and groups reorganized to seven-research field system.
Research divisions and groups reorganized from 4 to 3 Research Divisions.
Radio Isotope (RI) facility abolished.
Facilities related to RI renovated and converted to whole genome sequencing lab, metabolomics lab, and a common lab.
Registered as a public interest incorporated foundation.
Reorganization of research organization to 3 departments.
25th Anniversary Celebration.