Personalities

End of an era: Frank A. Dassler leaves Adidas According to Adidas, Frank A. Dassler retired at the end of January.  The grandson of Puma founder Rudolf Dassler, was most recently head of the Adidas legal department and will remain closely associated with the sports equipment company in retirement For 14 years, the 61-year-old was … More Personalities

Biotech violins – Sinfonia ai funghi

Do violins made of wood treated with fungi sound the same as a fine, antique instrument? Acoustics experts at Empa are currently studying the body and soul of instruments made of “mycowood”. Precision structure-borne sound measurements and psycho-acoustic tests with volunteers should reveal whether a fungal treatment can really improve an instrument Exactly why certain … More Biotech violins – Sinfonia ai funghi

ASICS VENTURES CORPORATION invests in a venture company developing conductivity textiles

ASICS Corporation announces that its investment subsidiary ASICS Ventures Corporation (Headquarters: Kobe, President: Hiroaki KAGEYAMA, hereafter called ASICS Ventures) has made its first investment, taking a stake in AI SILK Corporation (Headquarters: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Representative Director Hideo OKANO, hereafter called AI SILK). AI SILK is a venture company affiliated with Tohoku University that develops … More ASICS VENTURES CORPORATION invests in a venture company developing conductivity textiles