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Courtesy Visit to the Minister of Education

January 17, 2011

Spiber President Kazuhide Sekiyama and CTO Junichi Sugahara made a courtesy visit to the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Director Kuwahara Terutaka) after being selected as “2010 Significant Contribution to Science and Technology Nice-Step Researchers.” They received a gift and visited Yoshiaki Takagi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. They also took part in discussions with Mr. Takagi and other members. For this selection, various initiatives in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, and other regional organizations were evaluated. We would like to sincerely thank everyone for their support and for this opportunity.