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Press Release

NEDO Project Recognized with a Prize for Science and Technology

-Commended by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-
April  20,2016
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

The results of a NEDO project have been recognized with a Prize for Science and Technology (Development Category) from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and ZEON Corporation were honored for developing the innovative super growth (SG) method for synthesizing single-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT) and mass production technology based on the method, respectively.

  • photo: The completed SGCNT mass production factory
    The completed SGCNT mass production factory
  • photo: SGCNTs manufactured on a substrate
    SGCNTs manufactured on a substrate

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Materials Technology and Nanotechnology Department
Tel: +81-44-520-5220­
Contact Persons: Kokubo, Ogami, Hatake