1st Annual SCORE! 2012

The 1st Annual SCORE! was held on Saturday, March 16th, 2013, in the OIST Auditorium, OIST Campus, Tancha, Onna, Okinawa, Japan. Read an article about the 1st Annual SCORE! on the OIST News Center website.


1st Prize

Okinawa National College of Technology (ONCT)
"Functionality of Shekwasa Peels and Development of New Applications"
Haruna Miyazato and Tomomi Shimabukuro

1st Prize - Trip to San Francisco and Silicon Valley
Read their "Tomodachi Report" about the trip (Japanese)
Watch a slideshow of photos from the trip

2nd Prize

Hokubu Norin Senior High School
"Effective Use of “Hirami Lemon (Shekwasa) Pulp: Part IV"
Natsuki Yamashiro, Ryouki Namizato and Yukino Higa

2nd Prize - iPad

3rd Prize

Chubu Norin Senior High School
"Aiming for a Regional Bio Center: Projects for increasing production of original breed red sweet potatoes"
Masashi Miyazato, Aya Ooishi and Miyu Nikawadori

3rd Prize - Hotel Vouchers

Record of Deadlines, Details, and Materials


  • Application Deadline: February 5th, 2013 (extended from Thursday, January 31, 2013)
  • Applicants Were Notified of Acceptance: Friday, February 8, 2013
  • Deadline for Accepted Applicants to Submit Presentation Materials: Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Science Fair: Saturday, March 16, 2013

Information, Flyers, and Forms:



Okinawa Senior High School
Science Education Association

Partner Organizations

Okinawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Okinawa Industrial Federation 沖縄県工業連合会