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Fujitsu Wins Award at Nano Tech 2009 for IT and Electronics

February 23, 2009

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Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, February 23, 2009 — Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that they have been awarded the IT and Electronics Award at the nano tech 2009 International Exhibition and Conference, the largest international nanotechnology exhibition, held in Tokyo from February 18 to February 20. At an awards ceremony held in Tokyo, Professor Tomoji Kawai, Chairman of the nano tech Executive Committee, stated that the IT and Electronics Award was awarded to the companies for their proposals of various applications of nano-carbon materials – such as carbon nanotube (CNT) transistors, CNT interconnects, and CNT-graphene composites – for semiconductor electronics, and their potential for paving the way toward the realization of "carbon electronics" comprised of carbon-based structural elements.

Award eligibility was open to all of the 603 corporations and organizations that exhibited at nano tech 2009 in Tokyo, as well as exhibitors at Nano Bio Expo 2009, which was held concurrently with nano tech 2009 at the Tokyo Big Sight international exhibition center.

Dr. Yuji Awano, a senior research fellow at the Nanotechnology Research Center of Fujitsu Laboratories Limited said, "Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories are honored to win this IT and Electronics Award at nano tech 2009. We would like to thank our collaborators - at private corporations, universities and independent administrative institutions - for their contributions to the Fujitsu exhibit. We at Fujitsu believe that our innovative technologies for nano-carbon materials and devices will help pave the way for the realization of carbon electronics.

Dr. Naoki Yokoyama, general manager of the Nanotechnology Research Center at Fujitsu Laboratories Limited commented, "We at Fujitsu hope that this award win will become a catalayst for faster growth of research and development of carbon electronics, not only for Fujitsu, but for Japan-based R&D for carbon electronics overall."


About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3 trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Laboratories

Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Multimedia, Personal Systems, Networks, Peripherals, Advanced Materials and Electronic Devices. For more information, please see: http://jp.fujitsu.com/group/labs/en/.


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