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Press Release

NEDO Honored at the 19th "Protect the Ozone Layer, Prevent Global Warming Grand Prizes"

-Award Recognizes NEDO Project Results that Contributed to the Promotion of Mildly Flammable Refrigerants-
September  8,2016
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

The results of a NEDO project have been awarded the "Minister Prize of Economy, Trade and Industry" of the 19th "Protect the Ozone Layer, Prevent Global Warming Grand Prizes" sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.

NEDO’s work in constructing a risk assessment deliberation system with the cooperation of industry, government, and academia, as well as developing safety measures, industry standards and guidelines for dealing with mildly flammable refrigerants served as the basis for the award decision. Utilizing these results, the further promotion of mildly flammable refrigerants is expected.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Environment Department
Contact Persons: Yamashita, Godo, Abe (M)
Tel: +81-44-520-5251­