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The Canon Foundation in Europe is a philanthropic, grant-making institution, active in the promotion of international culture and scientific relations between Europe and Japan. 

It was established on December 22nd, 1987 under Dutch law by Canon Europa N.V., Canon’s European Headquarters and it is registered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Although Canon Europa N.V. provided the initial funds to set up the Foundation, it is legally and financially an independent organisation. 

The Secretariat of the Foundation is in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.