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Official Visit by Dr. Akira Yoshino, Honorary Fellow of Asahi Kasei and 2019 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

November 27, 2019

Minister Koizumi welcomed Dr. Yoshino, among trio of scientists awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry for the development of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. The battery continues to be developed, not least to improve its environmental impact. Minister thanked for their work's contribution to the environment and expressed his expectation towards future perspectives of Li-ion batteries.

Minister Koizumi Offering Bouquet Flowers from Iitate Village, Fukushima
Exchanging Opinions on Potential of Li-ion Batteries in Renewable Energy