Fujitsu Honored by MEXT with Three Prizes for Science and Technology
Recognized in 2018 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
TOKYO – Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announce that they have received three Prizes for Science and Technology in the 2018 Commendation for Science and Technology from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). In the Development Category, Fujitsu and Fujitsu Laboratories were awarded a prize for the development of configuration technology for large-scale x86 clusters. In the Research Category, Fujitsu and UT-Heart Inc. were awarded a prize for clinical research using a heart simulator. In addition, Fujitsu Laboratories was also awarded a prize in the Public Understanding Promotion Category for promoting an understanding among young people of the future made possible by supercomputers. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) commends individuals for their important achievements in science and technology R&D and their promotion of science and technology understanding. The awards aim to motivate researchers and help raise the level of Japan’s science and technology. This year’s awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at MEXT.