2019. 04. 15

Spiber team member to give a keynote speech at the AUTEX 19th World Textile Conference

Oliver Shafaat, manager of fiber R&D at Spiber, will give a keynote presentation at the AUTEX 19th World Textile Conference. AUTEX, which hosts Europe’s leading textile conference, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The keynote will focus on Spiber’s protein materials and the wide range of potential avenues for their use, and will include information regarding our recent developments.

Schedule: June 11-15, 2019
Location: Hotel NH Gent Belfort, Hoogpoort 63, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Details can be found here.

2019. 04. 08

Company Information Session in Tokyo

Spiber will hold a company information session and roundtable discussion on the following date:

[Time and Place]
May 18, 2019 from 4:00PM (reception from 3:45PM) until 6:00PM in Tokyo*
*Successful applicants will be sent further details at a later date.

Applications will be open until May 10, 2019. If the number of applications exceeds the number of available spaces, successful applicants will be chosen randomly and notified by May 15, 2019.

We look forward to sharing our vision, initiative, and way of thinking with you.

The application process is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this event.

2019. 03. 25

Announcing execution of joint R&D contract with Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd.

To date, Spiber has developed materials with a wide variety of features and forms. Through a new contract with Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd., Spiber has begun the research necessary to expand usage applications for these materials and associated technologies within the construction industry, thus contributing to the development of a sustainable society.

Details can be found here.

2019. 01. 17

Spiber’s Junichi Sugahara to speak at final ImPACT progress report conference

Spiber’s Director & Executive Officer Junichi Sugahara will speak at the ImPACT “Transforming the Basic Materials Industry with Super High-Function Structural Proteins: Suzuki Program” final progress report conference. The topic of his presentation will be “Towards the Creation of Super High-Function Protein Materials”.

Time and date: 13:00-17:30 (reception opens from 12:30), February 8, 2019.
Location: JP Tower Hall & Conference (7-2 Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005)
Price: free; limit of approx. 250 participants

For further information, or to apply to attend the event, click here (Japanese only).

2019. 01. 17

Spiber to display poster at the FY2018 Space Exploration Open Innovation Forum

Spiber will display a poster at the FY2018 JAXA Space Exploration Open Innovation Forum. The poster will provide an overview of Spiber and JAXA’s “Space Exploration Open Innovation Hub” joint research project and its results.

Time and date: 13:00-18:00, January 31, 2019.
Location: 5th floor, Station Conference Tokyo (5th floor, Sepia Tower, 1-7-12 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005)
Price: free; limit of 200 participants

For further information, or to apply to attend the event, click here (Japanese only).

2018. 12. 21

Winter Holiday Vacation Notice

Spiber will be closed from December 28, 2018 to January 6, 2019. Phone and fax inquiries will also be unavailable during this time. Emails will be responded to starting January 7, 2019. Job applications received during this period will be checked starting January 7, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience and wish you a happy holiday season.

2018. 12. 14

Establishment of Spiber (Thailand) Ltd.

Spiber is pleased to announce the establishment of Spiber (Thailand) Ltd, a local subsidiary in Thailand. The subsidiary will be responsible for the construction, operation, and administration of Spiber’s mass-production fermentation and purification plant in Thailand.

Company Name
Spiber (Thailand) Ltd.

November 21, 2018

7 members (including executive and transfer staff)

Paid-in Capital
760,000,000 baht

Business Domain
Construction, operation, and administration of a mass production fermentation plant in Thailand

Serm-Mitr Tower,11th Fl., 159 Soi 21 (Asoke), ukhumvit Rd., North Klongtoey, Wattana, Bangkok 10110

Board of Directors
Kazuhide Sekiyama, Toshimasa Asai

2018. 08. 09

Summer vacation notice

Please be aware that our office will be closed from August 11 to August 19. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.