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Awarded the “11th Yamagata Prefecture Science Technology Encouragement Prize”

August 02, 2012

Spiber President Kazuhide Sekiyama and CTO Junichi Sugahara were awarded the ?11th Yamagata Prefecture Science Technology Encouragement Prize.? It was evaluated for our practical development of synthetic spider silk fiber, a non-petroleum material that is expected to be applied to a wide variety of industries in the future. The award ceremony and research presentation will take place at 1 p.m. on the 10th of September in the Yamagata Prefectural Office.