|1926.10||ICR founded with the founding philosophy to
“Excel in the Investigation of Basic Principles of Chemistry and Their Applications.”
|1929||Main Building of ICR completed in Takatsuki, Osaka.|
|1949||ICR affiliated to Kyoto University.|
|1962||Started to accept graduate school students.|
|1964||ICR divided into 19 research divisions.
Nuclear Science Research Facility founded in Awataguchi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto.
|1968||High-Voltage Electron Microscopy Building completed in Gokasho.
ICR relocated to Gokasho, the present location of the institute.
|1971||Low-Temperature Laboratory completed.|
|1975||Biotechnology Laboratory and Central Computer Facility completed.|
|1981||Research Facility of Nucleic Acids completed.|
|1983||Nucleic Acid Research Building completed.|
|1985||Biotechnology Laboratory completed.|
|1988||Nuclear Science Research Facility relocated to Gokasho.
Accelerator Laboratory and Research Building completed.
|1989||High-Voltage High-resolution Electron Spectromicroscope completed.|
|1992||ICR reorganized into 9 research divisions and 2 satellite facilities.
Supercomputer Laboratory was completed.
|1999||Joint Research Laboratory Building completed.|
|2000||ICR Administration Department merged with Uji Administration Office.|
|2001||Bioinformatics Center founded.|
|2002||Endowed Research Section of Proteome Informatics (SGI Japan) established.
(Closed in March, 2005.)
|2003||ICR reorganized into 9 research divisions and 3 satellite facilities.
International Research Center for Elements Science founded.
|2004||ICR reorganized into 5 research divisions and 3 centers.
Advanced Research Center for Beam Science established.
Uji Research Building completed.
|2005||Laser Science Laboratory completed.|
|2007||Established ICR alumni assosiation named “Hekisuikai.”|
|2009||Endowed Research Section of Water chemistry energy (AGC) established.(Closed in March, 2012.)|
|2010||First term of a Joint Usage / Research Center started.
Seismic retrofit of the main building completed.
|2011||Endowed Research Section of Nano-Interface Photonics (SEI Group CSR Foundation) established.(Closed in March, 2015.)
Bioinformatics Center reorganized.
|2013||Monochromated Atomic Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope introduced.|
|2016||Second term of a Joint Usage / Research Center started.
International Research Center for Elements Science reorganized.
|2017||Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-enhanced NMR (DNP-NMR) systems introduced.|
|2018||First term of an International Joint Usage / Research Center started.|