RIKEN is a large, comprehensive research institution in Japan, renowned for its wide-ranging scientific studies including physics, chemistry, biology, medical science, and engineering. Founded in 1917, it operates as an independent administrative institution under the Japanese government. RIKEN conducts both basic and applied scientific research with the aim to contribute to society through the development of science and technology. The institution is noted for its high-quality research facilities and has contributed to several scientific breakthroughs and technological advancements in various fields.