2011. 12. 09

Selected for the Innovation Center Establishment Assistance Program's "Subsidy for Advanced Technology Demonstration and Evaluation Facility Development" by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry METI

Our business plan involving production and evaluation equipment for hyper-tough protein fiber was selected for the Innovation Center Establishment Assistance Program’s “Subsidy for Advanced Technology Demonstration and Evaluation Facility Development” by METI.


Details can be found here.


2011. 06. 30

Talk for the Symposium of National Institute of Science and Technology Policy NISTEP in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Spiber President Kazuhide Sekiyama gave a presentation at the symposium “Invitation to the Near Future – Message from Nice-Step Researchers 2010,” on June 30 at the Ministry Auditorium, sponsored by NISTEP in MEXT. This symposium included the latest research presentations from the researchers who were selected as “2010 Nice-Step Researchers.” Deputy Minister Ryuzo Sasaki was in attendance and a lively discussion took place.


2011. 04. 19

Golden Week Holiday Notice

We would like to inform you that we will be closed from April 29 to May 8. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.


2011. 01. 17

Courtesy Visit to the Minister of Education

Spiber President Kazuhide Sekiyama and CTO Junichi Sugahara made a courtesy visit to the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Director Kuwahara Terutaka) after being selected as “2010 Significant Contribution to Science and Technology Nice-Step Researchers.” They received a gift and visited Yoshiaki Takagi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. They also took part in discussions with Mr. Takagi and other members. For this selection, various initiatives in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, and other regional organizations were evaluated. We would like to sincerely thank everyone for their support and for this opportunity.