MATSURI Partners

To illustrate a new industry to be presented to the world, we felt it necessary to first bring together entities from various industries to play different roles in the new algae industry. Learning about our aspirations, many entities have responded in agreement and are enthusiastically participating in this MATSURI project, bringing together the strong will to create a new industry.

Industry Structuring Partners

  • Amano Enzyme Inc. Enzyme development and production

    Amano Enzyme has been nurtured in the Japanese culture and tradition of living in harmony with nature and taking good care of things for more than 110 years since its establishment, and with our unique enzyme technology cultivated over our long history, we will contribute to the MATSURI Project to help build a sustainable, recycling-oriented society and new industrial structure that will support it in the 21st century, We will contribute to the MATSURI Project with our unique enzyme technology cultivated over our long history. Target

  • Chanel R&I Cosmetics research and development

    We are R&D for Chanel Perfume and beauty in Japan. One of our mission is contributing to the sustainable society. MATSURI project participation allows us to discover the new value of algae, and aims to those discoveries into cosmetics. Target

  • ENEOS Corporation Energy / Materials

    Aiming for a sustainable algae business, we participated in MATSURI not only for fuel but also to develop various products with fellow MATSURI partners. We will robustly invigorate the matsuri (festival) to contribute to the realization of a low-carbon society. Target

  • ZACROS is developing a variety of businesses from packaging to cell culture with technologies that evolve from our technology of "wrapping" and our spirit of "embracing" which addresses the needs of mankind and society. We will participate in "MATSURI" to pursue the potential of algae, aiming for a future that we can be proud of for passing on to the next generation. Target

  • Utilizing the power of nature, namely algae, we will explore new possibilities for decarbonization. Target

  • As a food ingredient manufacturing company that has been in business for over 100 years, we joined MATSURI in order to become a company that will delight people for another 100 years. Target

  • Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. Machinery / Plant engineering

    Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. has been developing the next generation energy business, like hydrogen, various environmental facilities, and a micro-algae production technology. So, we want to make full use of knowledge and technology to contribute to achieve the MATSURI’s goal. Target

  • Mitsui Kinzoku is aiming for realizing a sustainable society that does not depend on fossil resources. We participate in the MATSURI Project to contribute to the creation of a bio-manufacturing value chain using algae by applying our unique catalyst, separation and purification technologies. Target

  • NGK will participate in the MATSURI Project by utilizing its proprietary ceramic technology and contribute to the creation of a sustainable society and new value through the use of algae. Target

  • L'ORÉAL aims to have 95% of the ingredients used in its products come from bio-derived, abundant minerals and substances from circular processes by 2030. Through MATSURI, we will contribute to the creation of "sustainable beauty" through harmony between nature and science. Target

  • NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION has set forth its Carbon Neutral Vision 2050 and is working to develop innovative technologies that contribute to CO₂ reduction, and through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Target

  • In agreement with MATSURI's vision, we aim to help provide solutions for global environmental conservation, climate change and food insecurity by integrating our technologies and products into the microalgae industry and collaborating with partner companies. Target

  • As a global beauty company, our mission is to create a better world with the power of beauty. Through participation in MATSURI, we will pursue the potential of sustainable resources to contribute to sustain a society and planet of beauty and wellness. Target

  • Due to global population growth and changes in eating habits, the balance between supply and demand for protein is on the verge of collapse. Our aim is to address this problem by utilizing algae which can produce protein sustainably and most efficiently with limited land and freshwater. Target

  • With our strong beliefs that “environmental friendly products bring beauty and health”, we have developed our business.Toward a sustainable society, we will pursue the possibilities of our projects and take on the challenge of social implementation. Target

  • We, Zeon, which means the earth (Zeo) and eternity (Eon), will pursue the potential of algae through the MATSURI project and take on the challenge of realizing a sustainable society. Target

Corporate Partners

  • Alfa Laval K. K. Manufacturing and sales of industrial machinery

    We contribute to acceleration of the microalgae use for the sustainable society through our technologies. Target

  • The Asahi Kasei Group solves various social issues through its businesses and contributes to the realization of a sustainable society. By participating in MATSURI, we will pursue the possibility of "a future created with algae." Target

  • Azbil Corporation Measurement and control equipment

    To realize a sustainable society, Azbil will explore practical uses of algae through the MATSURI project and contribute decarbonization and circular economy. Target

  • Possibilitis for algae are endlessly bright! Highly resource eifficient algae reduce the amount of CO2 and will in deed save the earth and our lives! We want to contribute to create algae-based society and save the earth. Target

  • DIC aims to realize a colorful, healthy and sustainable society by fusing together algae and chemistry. We look forward to creating a new industry as MATSURI and will proactively support its activities. Target

  • DKS Co. Ltd. chemistry

    DKS Co. Ltd. manufactures and sells surfactants and other industrial chemicals as well as life science products such as health foods. Through our participation in MATSURI, we will continue to contribute to the construction of a sustainable society by pursuing "Chemistry that responds" to enhance safety and comfort in our daily lives. Target

  • In order to keep the promising growth of livestock and aquaculture industries as a necessary business in years ahead, we, FEED ONE, aspire to achieve a sustainable society by seeking the utilization of algae for compound feed. Target

  • Hitachi Plant Services Co.,Ltd. Comprehensive engineering

    Hitachi Plant Service is a comprehensive engineering company that aims to be a "water and environmental solution partner that contributes to the global environment." As MATSURI builds up the algae industry, we would like to cooperate in engineering technology. Target

  • Honda R&D Co., Ltd. Transport equipment

    By imagining a new way of life that utilizes new energy for a sustainable society, we believe that this will lead to the realization of our corporate vision which is "the joy and freedom of mobility and the realization of an enriching and sustainable society". Target

  • Iwatani is working towards the realization of a decarbonized society by leveraging the strengths of its three businesses: comprehensive energy, industrial gas and machinery, and materialsBy entering MATSURI project, Iwatani will create the new value from the algae business. Target

  • Utilizing our unique fermentation technology, we strive to create new value in food. Through our participation in MATSURI, we will explore the potential of microalgae and contribute to society. Target

  • By participating in the MATSURI project and collaborating with our partner companies, We will contribute to the realization of a low-carbon society by combining microalgae with JFE's products and technologies. Target

  • We are looking forward to the potential of algal oils as a future alternatives for natural palm oils used in toiletry products. Through this MATSURI project, we will understand the capabilities of microalgae oil as a raw material for toiletry products. Target

  • Komatsu Ltd. Manufacturing and sales of construction machinery

    In order to gather information and build connections regarding the use of algae for carbon dioxide reduction, biofuel production, and circular agriculture. Target

  • As a company specializing in beauty creation, KOSE aims to contribute to a sustainable society in collaboration with MATSURI partners from various industries for the future wellbeing of our planet where we all may live with peace of mind. Target

  • Kowa Company, Ltd. Trading / Maker

    Under the management slogans of "health" and "environment," Kowa will pursue the potential of algae-related businesses for the realization of a sustainable society through participation in the MATSURI project. Target

  • KYODO YUSHI CO., LTD. is a manufacturer of lubricants that is indispensable to industries. Through participation in MATSURI, we will pursue the potential of algae in tribology and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Target

  • LINTEC Corporation Chemical & Paper

    We are active in various fields ranging from stickers and labels to automobiles, semiconductors, and mobile-related fields, making full use of our technologies in adhesive applications and specialty paper. In the "MATSURI" project, we aim to build an algae industry to realize a recycling-oriented society by utilizing our own technologies. Target

  • Under the brand statement "For the ocean, for life" Maruha Nichiro contributes to the rich and happy lives of people through seafood and seafood-derived functional materials. We aim to create value with microalgae through MATSURI. Target

  • MATSUDA SANGYO CO.,LTD. manufacturing industry

    Since our company's founding, we have grown by making effective use of the earth's resources. In the MATSURI project, we aim to collaborate with many companies and research institutions to achieve sustainable utilization of the earth's resources. Target

  • Mazda is taking on the challenge of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, based on a multi-solution approach to energy sources suited to various countries and regions. As part of this effort, Mazda will participate in the MATSURI Project to expand the use of algae. Target

  • METAWATER Co., Ltd. Water/environmental sector

    Through the MATSURI project, we aim to realise a Sound Material-Cycle Society and a sustainable global environment focused on water, and contribute to solving social issues. Target

  • Mitsubishi Chemical aims to "realize KAITEKI", contributing to the sustainable development of people, society and the earth by providing solutions to environmental and social issues. We will contribute to the development of the new algae industry through MATSURI. Target

  • Mitsubishi HC Capital Group contribute to a prosperous and sustainable future by creating social value through maximizing the potential of assets. Target

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will contribute to the decarbonization of energy and the stable supply of electricity around the world, and will also contribute to the development of the algae industry through the MATSURI project as part of our efforts to realize a sustainable future. Target

  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation finance

    We aim to create a "safe and enriching society", tackling social issues such as climate change, declining birthrate, and aging population. Through our participation in MATSURI, we will explore the potential of microalgae and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Target

  • We will participate in the MATSURI project which aims to build a sustainable algae industry, and promote this project with conviction that utilization of algae is one effective measure for realizing carbon neutrality. Target

  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance is committed to archive SX (Sustainability Transformation) as its growth vision, aiming for the simultaneous realization of a sustainable future for both our own company and the society. Through the construction of the algae industry, we are willing to make contribution for the coexistence with the global environment (Planetary Health). Target

  • Mizuho is further accelerating the effort (Sustainability Action) to foster a sustainable society. Mizuho will co-create value with the clients through participation in the MATSURI project and contribute to solving environmental and social issues. Target

  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has set a goal of net zero emissions by 2050, and we are promoting clean marine fuels to our ships. We joined the MATSURI project with the aim of realization of algae based biofuels. Target

  • MORESCO is a chemical manufacturer of specialty lubricants and hot melt adhesives. By combining the blending and synthesis technologies we have cultivated to date with resources derived from microalgae, we are developing new products and aiming to be a company that delivers earth-friendly, one-of-a-kind products to the world. Target

  • MORIROKU chemical trading /auto parts manufacturing

    Through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will focus on the development of environmentally friendly products and strive to achieve a carbon neutral society. Target

  • As "Innovator in Electronics", Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. will explore the new applications for microalgae and challenge to create the new value for sustainable society. Target

  • Based on our company's desire to "Make a better world with the power of our colors and coatings!" we joined the MATSURI project with the hope of becoming the first company in the world to create industrial coating resins from algae, and to work with the CHITOSE Group to perfect biomass industrial coatings. Together with the many companies participating in the MATSURI project, we will create colors for society from the power of the algae industry. Target

  • NH Foods aims to expand the possibilities of protein and create a diverse diet that allows people to enjoy their food more freely. Through MATSURI, we would like to explore the potential of algae as a sustainable protein source. Target

  • As a comprehensive supplier of specialty chemicals, we will play our part in society to bring about environmentally friendly and sustainable manufacturing through the MATSURI project. Target

  • NIPPON FINE CHEMICAL CO., LTD. aims to become an indispensable part of society by providing value that supports beauty, health, and the enriching lives of people by help creating new environmentally-friendly values through participation in the MATSURI project. Target

  • Niterra Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells spark plugs, various sensors, and new-ceramic products. Through MATSURI, we will promote social contribution activities toward a sustainable society. Target

  • We will participate in MATSURI project as a company that creates new value with the power of chemistry from the biosphere to outer space. We aim to build a sustainable industry by integrating algae and chemistry to contribute to people and society. Target

  • NYK Trading Corporation Global Energy & Mechatronics

    We are developing our services under the slogan "GLOBAL ENERGY & MECHATRONICS". In the midst of the energy transition being called for, we are looking to the potential of algae as a next-generation fuel option to contribute to zero emissions at sea and on land. Target

  • Pasco is committed to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society through its participation in the MATSURI Project, Pasco will continue to engage in research and development for the utilization of algae. Target

  • Rengo Co., Ltd. Pulp / Paper

    coming soon Target

  • Resonac, under the purpose of "changing society with the power of chemistry," aims to contribute to a sustainable society. In alignment with the vision of the MATURI project, we will contribute to the creation of new value through algae. Target

  • SAKATA INX chemicals

    Sakata Inx is committed to creating new businesses based on our vision for 2030, "With you, we will create a valuable tomorrow. Through our participation in MATSURI, we will pursue value creation in the algae industry. Target

  • Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. Automotive parts manufacturing

    The Global Sanoh Group continues to offer products that provide the foundation for vehicles to “Drive, Turn, and Stop”. With our accumulated technologies and flexible development capabilities, we will contribute to different societies by our dedicated activities in order to achieve more sustainability through MATSURI. Target

  • Seiko Epson Corporation electronic goods

    Based on its Environmental Vision 2050, Epson is working to develop a variety of environmental technologies with the goal of becoming carbon negative. Through its participation in the MATSURI Project, Epson will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Target

  • SHIN NIPPON AIR TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Equipment construction business

    SHIN NIPPON AIR TECHNOLOGIES has been contributing to the realization of a sustainable society as an environmental solution company. Through participation in MATSURI, we will explore the potential of microalgae utilization. Target

  • Shinsho Corporation specialist trading company

    We deal in materials such as steel and nonferrous metals as well as industrial machinery under the slogan "a trading company that supports tomorrow's manufacturing and contributes to society. We would like to work with the companies participating in the MATSURI Project to make microalgae one of the materials of the future. Target

  • SMBC Group defines sustainability as “creating a society in which today’s generation can enjoy economic prosperity and well-being, and pass it on to future generations.” We aim to achieve a sustainable society through solving societal issues. Target

  • SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION transportation equipment manufacturing industry

    In order for Suzuki to continue to be a company which supports local communities by closely aligning with people's lives, we will promote initiatives that contribute to carbon emmision reducition and sustainable social development through participating in the MATSURI Project. Target

  • T.T.E. Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd. construction industry

    TTE Malaysia, a member of the Takasago Thermal Engineering Group, is committed to activating the Earth's future with our revolutionary environmental innovations, and through MATSURI, we are pursuing the potential of algae in Malaysia to create a carbon-neutral society. Target

  • TANAKA Precious Metals will take on the challenge of addressing global warming by introducing within the Group and in society technologies that contribute to a decarbonized society. Through our participation in the MATSURI Project, we will pursue the possibility of utilizing precious metals in the algae industry. Target

  • TOA CORPORATION General construction

    TOA CORPORATION hopes to contribute to the sustainable development of society through our corporate activities. We have high expectations for the potential of microalgae; and through the MATSURI project, we will explore new possibilities for the construction industry. Target

  • TOKUYAMA chemicals

    Tokuyama aims to transform itself into a value-creating company by providing products and services that contribute to solving social issues. Through our participation in MATSURI, we will pursue the potential of algae and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Target

  • TOKYO SANGYO CO., LTD. General equipment / Energy

    With the corporate mission of trust and contribution, we will promote SDGs together with MATSURI. Through our algae business, we will provide optimal solutions that meet the various needs of society in order to realize enriching lives and futures for all. Target

  • TOPPAN Inc. Printing industry

    Toppan keeps seeking the opportunities for most advanced materials and packaging technologies in order to contribute to society and earth with richness and safety. By entering MATSURI project, Toppan will create the new value from the algae business. Target

  • Tosoh's mission is to realize happiness and contribute to society through the innovation of chemistry. With the technology we have cultivated over the years, we will contribute to the realization of a carbon-free society through MATSURI. Target

  • We will continue to create the solutions needed by people and the planet with our materials and science. Through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will pursue the potential of algae. Target

  • WAM Co., Ltd Media business development

    WAM Co, Ltd. (waysandmeans) is a strategic marketing partner and business development team that aims to promote initiatives with a focus on environmental and innovative solutions for future generations. We believe in the global potential of the MATSURI project and aim to support the project by raising awareness and generate interest and leads on its domestic and international activities. Target

  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation Business machinery and Equipment

    Through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will contribute to the revitalization of the microalgae industry for the realization of a sustainable society. Target

Municipal Partners

  • Hokuto City local government

    We look forward to the creation of new industries derived from algae ,and out city will do our best to support MATSURI partners as a demonstration frield. Target

  • Iwata City

    We would like to revitalize the city by fostering new industries using algae. Target

  • As a policy-based financial institution, JBIC is further strengthening its efforts to promote sustainability, including the realization of a decarbonized society, and will continue to contribute to the sound development of Japan and the international economic community. Target

  • Nagaoka City local government

    Nagaoka City aims to become a bioeconomy city. I have high hopes for this project, which aims to create a new industry using algae. We will do our best to support our partner companies so that they can utilize Nagaoka City as a field. Target

  • Saga City local government

    Saga city has established the Saga Algae Biomass Council and set up a research and development center at Saga University, primarily promoting the algae industry within the city. In order to co-create the algae industry, we would like to share information and match companies. Target

  • Saga Algae Biomass Council Other service industries

    The council collaborates with Saga City and Saga University to primarily create the algae industry within the city. Through collaboration among member companies and academia, as well as public-private partnerships, we aim to establish the algae industry through information sharing and matchmaking. Target

  • Shinshu University contributes to the realization of a sustainable society where people and nature live in harmony through various activities, including education, research, community service, and international exchange at the university. Through our participation in the MATSURI project, we hope to build a good model of academic-industrial partnerships aimed at shifting to a resource-circulating society. Target

  • To provide practical educational programs related to the field of sustainability to students and the community. Target