|1915||Specialized center for chemical research, a predecessor of Institute of Chemical Research was founded.|
|1926.10||Institute for Chemical Research (ICR) was chartered with the founding philosophy,
to “excel in the investigation of basic principles of chemistry and chemical applications.”
|1929||The Main Building of ICR was constructed in Takatsuki, Osaka.|
|1949||ICR became the first affiliated institute of Kyoto University.|
|1962||ICR established graduate schools offering the advanced education for graduate students.|
|1964||The Division System was introduced. ICR organization was divided into 19 research divisions and 1
Nuclear Science Research Facility was established in Awataguchi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto.
|1968||High-Voltage Electron Microscopy was located at Gokasho, Uji (Uji Campus).
ICR was moved to Uji Campus.
|1971||Low-Temperature Laboratory was established.|
|1983||Nucleic Acids Laboratory was built.|
|1985||Biotechnology Laboratory was established.|
|1987||The Division System was revised.
ICR organization was reorganized into 19 research divisions and 2 satellite facilities.
|1988||Nuclear Science Research Facility was moved to Gokasho, Uji.
Accelerator Laboratory and Research Building were completed.
|1989||High-Resolution Electron Spectromicroscope was established.|
|1992||ICR was reorganized into 9 research divisions and 2 satellite facilities.
Supercomputer Laboratory was established.
|1999||Joint Research Laboratory Building was constructed.|
|2000||Administration Departments of ICR and other institutes in Uji Campus were integrated.|
|2001||Bioinformatics Center was established.|
|2003||ICR was reorganized into 9 research divisions and 3 satellite facilities.
International Research Center for Elements Science was established.
|2004||ICR was reorganized into 5 research divisions and 3 centers.
Advanced Research Center for Beam Science was established.
Uji Research Building was constructed.
|2005||Laser Science Laboratory was built.|
|2007||The Alumni Assosiation of ICR “Hekisuikai” was inaugurated.|
|2009||Laboratory of Water Chemistry Energy (AGC) was endowed.|
|2010||ICR started to function as a Joint Usage / Research Center.
Seismic Retrofit for the Main Building in Uji Campus had been completed.
|2011||Laboratory of Nano-Interface Photonics (SEI Group CSR Foundation) was endowed.
Bioinformatics Center was reorganized.
|2013||Monochromated Atomic Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope was introduced.|
|2016||Second term of a Joint Usage / Research Center started.
International Research Center for Elements Sciencewas reorganized.