Nagoya University Distinguished Guest Professor Sumio Iijima (member of the Institute for Advanced Research Academy, Nagoya University) has received the European Inventor Award 2015.
This award is presented by the European Patent Office every year to the world's outstanding inventions. Prof. Iijima was awarded for the discovery and invention of carbon nanotubes in the Non-European Countries Category, becoming the first Japanese inventor to win in this category.
For further details, please refer to the following websites:
European Patent Office
Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University