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3 Japanese researchers receive European Inventor Award for ground-breaking discovery of carbon nanotubes

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 06/12/2015

Akira Koshio and Masako Yudasaka receives at the European Inventor Award awards ceremony

Outstanding inventors honoured with the European Inventor Award
Date: June 11, 2015
Source: European Patent Organisation

The EPO today presented the European Inventor Award 2015 in the heart of Paris. The prestigious annual award, now in its 10th year, honours outstanding inventors who through their work have made an exceptional contribution to social development, technological progress and economic growth. More than 400 guests from the worlds of politics, business and academia attended the award ceremony at the Palais Brongniart, the historical Paris stock exchange.

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Two Japanese Researchers Win 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 03/25/2015

Shimon Sakaguchi MD, PhD & Yoshinori Ohsumi DSc

Japanese researchers win Gairdner Intl. Award
Date: Mar 25, 2015
Source: NHK World

Two Japanese researchers have won a prestigious international medical award for their work on cellular functions.

The Canadian Gairdner Foundation gives the award each year to scientists for discoveries or contributions to medical science. It announced the winners of the 2015 Gairdner International Award on Wednesday.

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 to 3 Japanese Professors, Akasaki, Amano, Nakamura

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 10/07/2014

The principle for a light-emitting diode – LED (upper left) and an example of a blue LED lamp.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014
Date: Oct 7, 2014
Source: Nobelprize.org

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”.

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Asahi Kasei Chemicals received 2014 Heroes of Chemistry Award from American Chemical Society

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 08/14/2014

2014 Heroes Chemistry Award Recipients

Receipt of 2014 Heroes of Chemistry Award from the American Chemical Society
Date: Aug 13, 2014
Source: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.

Asahi Kasei Chemicals received the 2014 Heroes of Chemistry Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for the technical development and commercialization of the world’s first non-phosgene process for polycarbonate (PC), marking the first time a Japanese company has received this prestigious award. The award ceremony was held on August 10 (US Pacific Time) as part of the 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco.

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Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific Received “Food Manufacturing Solutions” Award 2014 from Singapore Business Review

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 08/14/2014

Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific Wins "Food Manufacturing Solutions" Award 2014

Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific Wins “Food Manufacturing Solutions” Award 2014
Date: Aug 13, 2014
Source: Panasonic Corporation

In recognition of the successful establishment of its indoor agriculture facility last October, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific (PFSAP) won the “Food Manufacturing Solutions” accolade at the Inaugural International Business Awards 2014 organised by Singapore Business Review.

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Teruyuki Ono who was senior official of the Tokyo Metropolitan Gov. received “Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award”

| Awards and Honors, Green Business News, Key Persons Reports, News, Reports | 04/25/2014

Teruyuki Ono

Japanese wins California air award
Date: Apr 25, 2014
Source: Kyodo News

A former senior official of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government became the first Japanese to win the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award handed out by the California state government.

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Masahiro Nakayama – Central Japan Railway Company

| Key Persons Reports, Reports | 06/05/2013

Masahiro Nakayama - Central Japan Railway Company

Central Japan Railway Co (JR Central)
Masahiro Nakayama, General Manager, International Dept
Date: May, 27, 2013
Source: JAPANTODAY – By Chris Betros

One of Japan’s best-known icons would have to be its bullet trains or shinkansen which are a marvel of technological achievement. Central Japan Railway Co, better known as JR Tokai or JR Central, operates the Tokaido Shinkansen. Its high-speed rail technology is in demand overseas.

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