ELSI’s Associate Principle Investigator and Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Tony Z. Jia, receives the Mizuho Foundation for the Promotion of Sciences research award. The award was given to support Jia’s work on polyester protocells.
“It’s a great honour to receive this award to be able to continue our pioneering work on polyester protocells, all of which have been led by current or former ELSI researchers” says Jia.
The ‘Mizuho Foundation for the Promotion of Sciences’ provides grants for high–quality research in the field of engineering to provide encouragement and support for the young people who hold Japan’s future in their hands. The organisation also runs essay competitions on themes relating to law and economics, and the winners receive study grants. (https://www.mizuhogroup.com/sustainability/social-contributions/foundation#gakujutu)