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 natur ... e 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. Read More Target

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

  • ENEOS Corporation energy/materials

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

  • ZACROS is developing a variety of businesses from packaging to cell culture with technologies that e ... volve 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. Read More Target

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

  • Japan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd has set forth its Carbon Neutral Vision 2050 and is working to develop i ... nnovative technologies that contribute to CO2 reduction, and through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Read More Target

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

  • As an engineering company, Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha (MKK) endeavors to realize a livable society and ... sustainable development by making full use of its “microalgae solution technology”. Read More Target

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

  • Mitsui Kinzoku is aiming for realizing a sustainable society that does not depend on fossil resource ... s. 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. Read More Target

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

  • Nippon Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. aims to become an indispensable part of society by providing value th ... at supports beauty, health, and the enriching lives of people by help creating new environmentally-friendly values through participation in the MATSURI project. Read More Target

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

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

  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation Business Machinery and Equipment

    Through our participation in the MATSURI project, we will contribute to the revitalization of the mi ... croalgae industry for the realization of a sustainable society. Read More 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. Read More 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 technolo ... gies. Read More Target

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

  • Asahi Quality and Innovations will pursue the potential of the food and beverage industry that solve ... s social issues through discussions with cross-industry partners at MATSURI, toward the creation of a sustainable and enriching lifestyles. Read More Target

  • Azbil Corporation Measurement and control equipment

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

  • Possibilitis for algae are endlessly bright! Highly resource eifficient algae reduce the amount of C ... O2 and will in deed save the earth and our lives! We want to contribute to create algae-based society and save the earth. Read More Target

  • DNP aims to realize a "decarbonized society," "circular society," and "society that coexists with na ... ture" by creating new value through P&I* innovation. We will collaborate with various MATSURI partners to create new value in building up the algae industry. * P&I: Printing and Information Read More Target

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

  • Hitachi Plant Services Co., Ltd. comprehensive engineering

    Fuji Chemical Industries aims to create products that can contribute to "people, society and the fut ... ure" in the field of pharmaceuticals and supplements. Through MATSURI, we will continue to take on the challenge of building up a new industry that helps improve the health of people around the world. Read More Target

  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd. transport equipment

    By imagining a new way of life that utilizes new energy for a sustainable society, we believe that t ... his 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". Read More Target

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

  • ITOCHU ENEX CO.,LTD energy trading company

    Itochu Enex is a general energy trading company that has been supplying energy and providing various ... services to customers nationwide for about 60 years as a "Partner for Society and Lifestyles. We will continue to contribute to the realization of a decarbonized society. Read More Target

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

  • By participating in the MATSURI project and collaborating with our partner companies, We will contri ... bute to the realization of a low-carbon society by combining microalgae with JFE's products and technologies. Read More 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. Read More 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 r ... eduction, biofuel production, and circular agriculture. Read More Target

  • KOSÉ Corporation

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

  • Kyodo Yushi Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of lubricants that is indispensable to industries. Through p ... articipation in MATSURI, we will pursue the potential of algae in tribology and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. Read More 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. Read More Target

  • Mazda is taking on the challenge of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, based on a multi-solution appro ... ach 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. Read More Target

  • METAWATER Co., Ltd. Water/environmental sector

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

  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation aims to contribute to the sustainable development of people, society ... , and the Earth by providing solutions to environmental and social issues. Through the MATSURI Consortium, we will contribute to the creation of new industries. Read More Target

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will contribute to the decarbonization of energy and the stable supply o ... f 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. Read More Target

  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation finance

    We aim to create a "safe and enriching society", tackling social issues such as climate change, decl ... ining 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. Read More 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. Read More 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. Read More Target

  • MORIROKU chemical trading /auto parts manufacturing

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

  • NAGASE & CO., LTD Specialized chemical trading company

    We will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society in cooperation with various partners ... participating in MATURI, aiming to be a "business designer creating a warm future" that is not bound by the framework of a chemical or trading company. Read More 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. Read More 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. Read More Target

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

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

  • RENGO pulp/paper

    coming soon 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. Read More Target

  • Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. Automotive parts manufacturing

    The Global Sanoh Group continues to offer products that provide the foundation for vehicles to “Driv ... e, 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. Read More Target

  • Seiko Epson Corporation electronic goods

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

  • Shinsho Corporation specialist trading company

    We deal in materials such as steel and nonferrous metals as well as industrial machinery under the s ... logan "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. Read More Target

  • SMBC Nikko Securities will contribute to the reduction of CO₂ emissions and the achievement of a sus ... tainable society through participation in the MATSURI Project as a securities firm that "connects" money that contributes to solving social issues through the capital market, based on the spirit of coexistence and co-prosperity with customers and society. Read More Target

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

  • SUMITOMO RIKO rubber product

    coming soon 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. Read More 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 Ear ... th'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. Read More 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. Read More Target

  • TOAGOSEI CO., LTD is committed to "pursuing the possibilities of materials and functions, and bringi ... ng you new happiness through the power of chemistry. We will continue to explore the possibilities of algae utilization together with you under our corporate philosophy, "Pursuing the possibilities of materials and functions, we will deliver new happiness to you through the power of chemistry. Read More Target

  • TOKUYAMA chemicals

    Tokuyama aims to transform itself into a value-creating company by providing products and services t ... hat 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. Read More Target

  • Tokyo Sangyo Co., Ltd. general equipment/energy

    With the corporate mission of trust and contribution, we will promote SDGs together with MATSURI. Th ... rough 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. Read More Target

  • TOPPAN Inc. Printing industry

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

  • Tosoh's mission is to realize happiness and contribute to society through the innovation of chemistr ... y. With the technology we have cultivated over the years, we will contribute to the realization of a carbon-free society through MATSURI. Read More 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. Read More 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. Read More 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. Read More 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 sustai ... nability, including the realization of a decarbonized society, and will continue to contribute to the sound development of Japan and the international economic community. Read More Target

  • Nagaoka City local government

    Nagaoka City aims to become a bioeconomy city. I have high hopes for this project, which aims to cre ... ate 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. Read More Target

  • Saga City local government

    Saga city has established the Saga Algae Biomass Council and set up a research and development cente ... r 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. Read More Target