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2016/1/27-29 Exhibitd booths at nano tech 2016 and Printable Electronics 2016
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Flexible and transparent pressure sensor was published in Nature Nanotechnology  (January 25, 2016) press release paper
2016/1/6-9 Exhibitd a booth at CES2016 ExhibitionMedia Pickup
2015/11/10 A printable, flexible, lightweight temperature sensor was published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
 (November 9 2015) press release paper
2015/10/22 Exhibitd a booth at DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO. Won "Innovative Technologies 2015" Special Awards by Ministry of Economy, Trade and IndustryExhibitionAwards
2015/10/1 Associate Professor Bo-Ru (Paul) Yang (Sun Yat-Sen University, GZ, China) gave a seminarlink
2015/9/8 Professor Thuc-Quyen Nguyen will gave a seminarlink
2015/7/22 Dr. Tomoyuki Yokota received SSDM Young Researcher Award 2015link
2015/6/25 Printable elastic conductors with a high conductivity for electronic textile applications was published in Nature Communications (June 25 2015). press release paper
2015/6/25 Professor Luisa Torsi, Department of Chemistry, University of Bari "Aldo Moro" will give a seminar on June 25 link
2015/6/5 "Rational synthesis of organic thin films with exceptional long-range structural integrity" was published in Science (June 2015). paper
2015/2/24 Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor was presented at ISSCC2015. link

We exhibited a booth at nano tech 2015

Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

2014/11/25 Dr. Shailendra Joshi (Columbia University Medical Center) gave a seminar link (PDF)
2014/8/22 PProfessor Someya was listed in Reuters' "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014" link
2014/7/17 Prof. Someya gave a lecture at Tokyo City University Senior High School link

Shinri Sakai, Research Manager won President Award by The Imaging Society of Japan.

2014/4/21 Professor Someya received 46th Ichimura Achievement Awards by The New Technology Development Foundation.
2014/4/1 Professor Tsuyoshi Sekitani was appointed a Professor at Osaka University.
2014/3/24 Naoji Matsuhisa and Yuki Terakawa received 2013 Master Thesis Awards.

Openings for a few Postdoctoral Scientists (positions are now filled)

2014/2/12 The world’s first flexible wireless organic sensor system was presented at ISSCC2014. link

Our team exhibited a booth at nano tech 2014.

Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

Date: January 29 - 31


Professor Someya gave a plenary lecture at Healthcare Device Exhibition 2013, which was held at Pacifico Yokohama. link (only in Japanese)


Our team exhibited a booth at Healthcare Device Exhibition 2013.

Venue: Pacifico Yokohama

Date: October 23 - 25 link (only in Japanese)


Professor Someya gave a plenary lecture at FPD International 2013, which will be held at Pacifico Yokohama on October 23. link (only in Japanese)


Bio Ink Group won a Poster Award at The 24th Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry.

Title: "Development and Function of Macroscopically Aligned Mono- and Multi-layered Self-assembled Molecular Membranes

link (only in Japanese)

Our team exhibited a booth at Innovation Japan 2013.

Venue: Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center)

Topics: Ultra-thin flexible touch sensors and others link (only in Japanese)


Someya's article on E-skin is published as a cover story for the September issue of IEEE Spectrum. link


The world’s lightest touch sensor made by the world’s lightest and thinnest organic transistor IC was published in Nature (Nature July, 2013). Link is here.

The achievement was featured in the following:

IEEE Spectrum / Scientific American / NewScientist / Popular Science

"Ultrathin, highly flexible and stretchable PLEDs" was published in Nature Photonics ( Nature Photonics July, 2013). link


Someya, Project Director, gave a plenary talk titled “Ultraflexible and stretchable organic devices” at EP2SD-MSS in Wroclaw, Poland. link


Someya, Project Director, gave a plenary talk at International Symposium on Functional Pi-Electron Systems in Bordeaux, France. link