Science and Technology

Dr. YOSHINO Akira, honorary fellow at the Asahi Kasei Corporation has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

I would like to express my heartfelt congratulations and respect to Dr. Yoshino for his research achievements.

Dr. Yoshino’s award is a great honor for Japan and reflects our nation’s high level of research.

MEXT aims to further promote research by supporting creative and diverse research and the training and fostering young researchers.


Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

October 9, 2019