iCeMS is selected for the World Premier International Research Center (WPI) Initiative by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
iCeMS is established at Kyoto University with Prof Norio Nakatsuji as founding director.
The Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) is established under the auspices of iCeMS with Prof Shinya Yamanaka as founding director.
New iCeMS laboratory opened on the Katsura Campus of Kyoto University.
The Center for Meso-Bio Single-Molecule Imaging (CeMI) is established within iCeMS with Prof Akihiro Kusumi as founding director.
iCeMS Gifu University Satellite opening ceremony held.
Chemical Screening Center opened in the Main Building.
The Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) is re-established as a sister institute to iCeMS with Prof Shinya Yamanaka as founding director.
India’s Tata Institute for Fundamental Research's National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) Satellite Laboratory opening ceremony held at the iCeMS.
Heidelberg University Collaborative Research Center SFB 873-Kyoto University iCeMS joint symposium held in Heidelberg.
Peking University and Tsinghua University Center for Life Sciences (CLS)-Kyoto University iCeMS joint symposium held in Beijing.
Prof Shinya Yamanaka wins the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
iCeMS co-organizes the World Stem Cell Summit in Florida with the Karolinska Institutet and other leading institutions.
Prof Susumu Kitagawa succeeds Prof Nakatsuji as director.
The first issue of Biomaterials Science, a joint venture between the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and iCeMS, published.
WPI institutes co-host Japan-France workshop on materials science at iCeMS.
iCeMS Rakunan Shinto Laboratory opened.
iCeMS ties MoU with Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) of Thailand.
iCeMS organizes Kyoto University International Symposium in Rayong and Bangkok, Thailand.
iCeMS becomes a research center of Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study.
Integrating CeMI and iCeMS' materials analysis team, iCeMS Analysis Center is established within iCeMS with Prof Mineko Kengaku as founding director.
iCeMS gets certified as a WPI Academy center by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
iCeMS ties MoU with Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU) R&D Center for Membrane Technology in Taiwan.
iCeMS ties MoU with ShanghaiTech University’s School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST) .
iCeMS ties MoU with AO Research Institute Davos in Switzerland.
iCeMS opens Smart Materials Research Center in Thailand.
iCeMS launches an International Associated Laboratory “Smolab” with CNRS, France.
iCeMS organizes Kyoto University International Symposium with UCLA.
iCeMS ties MoU with Shanghai University’s School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering.
iCeMS opens its Taiwan Office.
iCeMS opens the on-site laboratory Quantum Nano Medicine Research Center.
iCeMS ties MoU with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology of Saudi Arabia.
The ZEISS-iCeMS Innovation Core is established in iCeMS.
iCeMS ties MoU with Academia Sinica of Taiwan.
iCeMS ties MoU with South China University of Technology (SCUT) School of Materials Science and Engineering.
iCeMS ties MoU with Institute for Basic Science (IBS) Center for Self-assembly and Complexity in Korea.
iCeMS ties MoU with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Department of Chemistry in Korea.
iCeMS ties MoU with Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
iCeMS ties MoU with UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD)
iCeMS ties MoU with MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (MDI)