2018. 06. 29

Announcement of Third-Party Allocation of New Shares Worth a Total of 200 million yen

In order to continue its research and development endeavors and scale up operations to prepare for mass production, Spiber Inc. has received 200​ ​million yen through third-party allocation​ ​of new shares to​ ​MUFG Bank, Ltd. Following the issuance of these new shares, the company’s total capital has increased to ​17.44366 billion yen (including capital reserves).

2018. 06. 18

Company Information Session in Tsuruoka

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

[Time and Place]
August 11, 2018 from 9:30AM (reception from 9:15AM) until 11:30AM in Tsuruoka, Yamagata*
*Successful applicants will be sent further details at a later date.

Applications will be open until July 31, 2018. If the number of applications exceeds the number of available spaces, successful applicants will be chosen randomly and notified by August 3, 2018. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified. We appreciate your understanding.

The application form can be found here.

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

2018. 06. 15

Kazuhide Sekiyama to speak at Link-J seminar

Spiber’s Representative Executive Officer, Kazuhide Sekiyama, will deliver a lecture at a seminar hosted by Life Science Innovation Network Japan (Link-J). The lecture topic will be ‘Proteins As A Solution – A New Industrial Ecosystem’.

The seminar application page and details can be found here (Japanese only).

2018. 06. 12

Spiber selected for the J-Startup Program

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry has selected Spiber to participate in the J-Startup Program.

The J-Startup Program supports the creation of enterprises with the potential to compete on an international level. Through cooperation with both the public and private sectors, the program provides assistance for the overseas expansion of those enterprises with the potential to generate new social value through their revolutionary technological approaches or business models. Participation in the program will enable Spiber to further commit to its research and business development endeavours at the global level.

Details can be found here (Japanese only).

2018. 04. 20

Golden Week Holiday Notice

We would like to inform you that our office will be closed from April 28 to May 6 for the Golden Week holidays. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

2018. 02. 15

Ski jacket prototype using Spiber's engineered spider silk material “Q/QMONOS (logo)™️” exhibited at world's largest winter sports exhibitions

As part of its business strategy for expanding global brand presence, Spiber’s partner GOLDWIN Inc. participated in the “Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2018” in Denver, USA, and “ISPO Munich 2018” in Munich, Germany.
At both events, GOLDWIN exhibited a new prototype ski jacket utilizing Spiber’s “Q/QMONOS(logo)™️” engineered spider silk material.

 “Q/QMONOS(logo)™️” is a trademark belonging to Spiber Inc., filed in the US (serial number 86028687) and registered in the EU (registration number 012052684).

Details can be found here.