News Release

  2017. 3. 8  GEI announces that it has raised capital from two funds.
  2016. 12. 7  A collaborative project to produce biojet fuel from cotton clothes to be announced and exhibited at the press conference in the "EcoPro - International Exhibition on Environment and Energy"! Read More ⇒
  2016. 9. 15  Our company was described in the feature article entitled “The Bold Mission of Venture Companies” published in the 15th September 2016 edition of the Soushouchiku Energy Jihou published by Energy Journal Company.
  2016. 8. 2 GEI has been selected for one of R&D parties at " The 97th New Technology Development Subsidy Project at the first request for proposal in the year of 2016" launched by The New Technology Development Foundation.
  2016. 7. 16 The Toyo-Keizai, a major economic journal in Japan, picked up the name of GEI at one of its article titled “the promising 60 Japanese venture companies” at its latest publication of “the Japanese great 100 venture companies” dated July 23rd , 2016.
  2016. 7. 1 GEI has been selected as a subsidy project at the year of 2016 by the Interest Incorporated Foundation of CHIBA INDUSTRY ADVANCEMENT CENTER titled for “ Cheering up Small and Medium Companies located in the prefecture of Chiba”.
 2016. 5. 12 GEI has been mentioned in an article, " Chiba’s New Tech," in THE JOURNAL (the official magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan) . https://journal.accj.or.jp/chibas-new-tech/
2016. 4. 24 Major biofuels industry media Biofuels Digest in the U.S. featured Green Earth Institute.
http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2016/04/24/the-rite-bioprocess-the-digests-2016-8-slide-guide-to-gei/
2016. 3. 7 GEI announces that it has raised capital from a US fund.
  2015.10. 27 GEI announces that it has raised capital from a major trading firm in Japan.
2015. 8. 6 CEO Ihara gives a speech on Industrialization of Biorefinery in the 17th Morning Pitch event.

the 17th Morning Pitch event  the 17th Morning Pitch event

2015. 8. 5

GEI announces that it has raised JPY225million from two companies.

2015. 7. 8 A road map of the Jet fuel, made of GEI's isobutanol, is placed in the report of Initiatives for Next Generation Aviation Fuels. (report)
2014. 9. 26

GEI announces that it has raised JPY423million from seven funds.

2014. 5. 7 The article “Prospect of production of amino acids in 2015/ Cooperation with chemical manufacturer” is published in the newspaper The Chemical Daily (Green Innovation section)
2014. 3. 19

The article “Chemical revolution of independence from fossil fuel by shale gas/ Chemical products from Biofuel - Diversification of raw materials for stable supply” is published in the newspaper Nikkei Business Daily (High Technology section)

2014. 2. 10 GEI announces that it has raised JPY100million from The University of Tokyo Edge Capital and SMBC Venture Capital.
2014. 1. 21

The article “Contemporary portrait of Tomohito Ihara” is published in the magazine AERA.

2013. 12. 4 Director Yukawa gives a lecture in Innovative Environmental Technology Symposium 2013 (Organizer: RITE)

Innovative Environmental Technology Symposium 2013

2013. 11. 25

GEI’s technology is described in the magazine Nikkei Business (Technology and Trend section: The chemicals by Microorganism).

2013. 10. 9-11 GEI has exhibit in Bio Japan 2013 (Pacifico Yokohama)

Bio Japan 2013

Bio Japan 2013  Bio Japan 2013

CEO Ihara gives a lecture on Approach of Biorefinery commercialization in “Green Innovation Summit” in BioJapan 2013.

Green Innovation Summit  Green Innovation Summit

2013. 8. 29

GEI makes an agreement for engineering work of facilities for ethanol and amino acid production by RITE bioprocess with Mitsubishi Chemical Engineering Corporation.

2013. 7. 17 GEI is selected as a commissioned project by METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Joint project with RITE
2013. 5. 23

GEI is selected as a subsidy project by NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) for “Innovation Commercialization Venture Support Project”.

2013. 1. 8 The article “Biotechnology/ Biofuels and Chemicals from plant’s stem and leaf” is published in the newspaper Nikkei (Technology of This year section)
2012. 12. 7

The article “Keeping manufacturing cost low by using Corynebacterium glutamicum/ Corroboration research with NREL, Tolerance to fermentation inhibitors” is published in the newspaper The Chemical Daily (Environment section)

2012. 12. 5 Director Yukawa gives a lecture in Innovative Environmental Technology Symposium 2012 (Organizer: RITE)
2012. 10. 10-12

GEI has exhibit in Bio Japan 2012 (Pacifico Yokohama)

Bio Japan 2012  Bio Japan 2012

2012. 10. 8 GEI is introduced in the magazine Nikkei Business (Next generation’s venture companies 100 section).