Nobel Prize in Chemistry Mr. Yoshino Utilizing part of the prize money for research support October 10 19:29
Akira Yoshino, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, attended a press conference held at the Chemical Society of Japan on the 10th and expressed his intention to use part of the Nobel Prize prize money for research support. did.
Akira Yoshino, an honorary fellow of Asahi Kasei, a major chemical manufacturer that has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, attended a press conference of the Chemical Society of Japan in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo from 3:30 pm on the 10th. .
Among them, Mr. Yoshino commented that there was a voice that worries about the stagnation of research activities in Japan, such as the decrease in the number of members at each academic society in Japan. "The most important thing is to continue," he expressed his intention to use a part of the Nobel Prize prize money from Mizuho for the research support project of the Chemical Society of Japan.
As for corporate researchers, “Compared to university researchers aiming to publish papers, corporate researchers have the handicap that it is difficult to present research results in an easy-to-understand format because of the goal of obtaining patents. “There are many Nobel Prize class studies inside, and I think we will continue to receive the Nobel Prize from the industry.”
On top of that, Mr. Yoshino said, “Only human beings understand only about 1% or 2% of nature. I want to appeal that there are still a lot of unknown things that will lead to the Nobel Prize.” I was throwing away the people.