On October 26th 2016, at ZIOC RAS, Hitachi High-Technologies held a prize ceremony led by Mr. Osamu Kimura, the Director General ofHitachi High-Technologies Europe. He awarded Prof. Dr. Valentine P. Ananikov with the annual prize established by the company – the Award For a New Approach and Outstanding Contribution to Development of New Standards in Electron Microscopy Applications in Chemistry.
Prof. Dr. Valentine P. Ananikov, an Associate Member of RAS, is the leader in the area of fine organic synthesis and metal-complex catalysis in Russian science. He heads the ZIOC Laboratory of Metal-Complex and Nanoscale Catalysts. Website: http://AnanikovLab.ru
The solemn ceremony was attended by ZIOC Director, Full Member of RAS Prof. M. P. Egorov, the Interlab founder Mr. A.N. Vedenin, Institute staff, and mass media. Apart from the CEO, Hitachi High Technologies was represented by Executive Director Mr. Yasukuni Koga, General Manager Mr. Osama Kimura, and Manager for Europe Mr. Ken Kikegawa. The parties exchanged official speeches and Prof Ananikov made a presentation on the electron microscopy applications in the laboratory.