Established : July, 2014
Headquarters : Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Representative : Toshiya Sasaki, President and Managing Director
Business overview: a biotech company established in 2014 by Chitose Group (see below) to develop cultivation technologies and new applications of Spirulina for its commercial production and marketing.
Tavelmout Corp. is one business entity of a group of biotech companies, the “Chitose Group”. Tasteless and odorless raw Spirulina are produced and commercialized using the efficient cultivation technologies developed by Chitose Laboratory Corp., which is the research entity of Chitose Group. In addition, in order to use Spirulina as a protein source in various food products, original technologies have been developed and applied for product development, commercialization, and marketing.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ)
Headquarters : Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Representative : Mikihide Katsumata, President and COO
INCJ was established in July 2009 as a public-private investment company that provides financial, technological and management support for next-generation businesses. INCJ specifically supports those projects that combine technologies and varied expertise across industries and materialize open innovation. INCJ has the capacity to invest up to JPY2 trillion (approx. US$20 billion).
INCJ’s management team is drawn from the private sector with diverse experience in investment, technologies and management. Through its Innovation Network Committee, INCJ assesses investment opportunities that contribute to industrial innovation in Japan in line with criteria set by the government.
Established : July, 1954
Headquarters : 3-1, Marunouchi 2-Chome, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-8086, Japan
Representative : Takehiko Kakiuchi, President and CEO
Main Business : MC is a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates business across virtually every industry including industrial finance, energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, foods, and environmental business.
MC has been providing a stable supply, mainly to Japan, of LNG produced in Brunei since 1972.
Profile of “Chitose Bio Evolution Pte. Ltd.” (the operating entity of Chitose Group)
Established : October, 2011
Headquarters : Singapore
Representative : Tomohiro Fujita, Chief Executive Officer
Business overview: management supporting to group companies by providing R & D strategies, bio-related business development strategies, human resources development assistance, financial guidance and advise, and so on.
Chitose Group is a group of biotech companies devoted to leave next generations a sustainable environment where human can live abundantly up to thousands of years ahead. Our “biotechnologies to understand and manage living organisms for eliciting their maximum potentials” together with our "expertise in applying the accumulated biotechnologies for commercialization" create new values in the fields of agriculture, medical care, food, chemistry, energy and so on.