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NEDO Held the "International Symposium on Carbon Nanotube in Commemoration of its Quarter-Century Anniversary" (2016-CNT25)

November 21, 2016

From November 15th to November 18th, 2016, NEDO co-hosted the "International Symposium on Carbon Nanotube in Commemoration of its Quarter-Century Anniversary" (2016-CNT25) with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), NEC Corporation, Zeon Corporation, the Technology Research Association for Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (TASC) and others in Tokyo.

This international symposium celebrated the quarter-century anniversary of the discovery of carbon nanotubes in Japan in 1991. At the symposium, well-known researchers from Japan and abroad as well as NEDO project contractors gave lectures on the latest results of scientific research and the latest progress concerning the industrial applications of carbon nanotubes.

  • NEDO Executive Director Sato standing on the platform
    NEDO Executive Director Yoshiteru Sato giving his speech
  • Deputy Director-General Hosaka of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan standing on the platform
    Deputy Director-General Shin Hosaka of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) giving his speech
  • Professor Iijima of Meijo University standing on the platform
    Professor Sumio Iijima of Meijo University giving the keynote lecture
  • Professor Kauppinen of Aalto University standing on the platform
    Professor Esko I. Kauppinen of Aalto University at the industrial application session