On November 13th, a Kyoto Prize workshop named “Science and Technology of Organic Light-Emitting Diode: Present Status and Future Prospect” was held at Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall at Ito Campus, Kyushu University. In this ceremony, the esteemed Dr. Chin W. Tang received the 2019 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology. During the ceremony, the renowned Professor Chihaya Adachi honored Dr. Tang’s 30-year achievement and discussed how to further advance the field of organic semiconductor electronics.
Before the closing conference, Kyulux’s CEO Junji Adachi presented the world’s first Hyperfluorescence ™ PMOLED product demonstration kit, which was announced by Wisechip in October this year, with Prof. Chihaya Adachi (Professor of Kyushu University and Technical Advisor of Kyulux).
In the 30 years that have passed since Dr. Tang’s first research of OLEDs, much progress has been made. Dr. Tang, the creator of OLEDs, was excited about the future prospects of OLEDs, among then is the latest PMOLED panel that uses Kyulux’s Hyperfluorescence™ technology.
About the Kyoto Prize
The Kyoto Prize is an international award of Japanese origin, presented to individuals who have made significant contributions in the fields of science and technology, as well as arts and philosophy. This internationally renowned award was born out of the sincere wish of Kazuo Inamori to “contribute to the progress of the future of humanity while maintaining a balance between the development of science and civilization and the enrichment of the human spirit.” Each laureate is presented with a diploma, a Kyoto Prize medal, and prize money of 100 million yen per category.