Tsukuba Life Science Center founded in Yatabe Town. (currently Tsukuba City), Ibaraki.
The Report of RIKEN BioResource Center Preparation Committee (Chair: Dr. Haruo Sugano)
RIKEN BioResource Center founded in Tsukuba Institute.
RIKEN reorganized to an Independent Administrative Institute (IAI) from a public corporation.
The 2nd term of medium-term plan started.
The 3rd term of medium-to Long-term plan started.
Tsukuba Institute renamed "Tsukuba Branch".
RIKEN reorganized to a National Research and Development Institute (NRDI) from an Independent Administrative Institution.
RIKEN was chosen to be one of three Designated National Research and Development Institutes.
The 4th term of medium-to Long-term plan started.
RIKEN BioResource Center (RIKEN BRC) renamed "RIKEN BioResource Research Center (RIKEN BRC) "