RIKEN’s spin-out Organ Technologies, which received much publicity recently through cooperation with Kyocera for a project on stem-cell derived hair growth, is among the winners of The 30th Small and Medium Enterprise Excellent New Technology / New Product Award” offered by Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun, an industrial newspaper. The price was received for the company’s product Advanced Skin, a human skin tissue structure made up from 4 layers of epidermis and 2 layers of dermis. The product is intended for testing functional ingredients and cosmeticals.”

Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun news release, April 14, 2018