About

We, CHITOSE GROUP is a family of biotechnology companies operating mainly in Southeast Asia and Japan with an aim of leaving mankind with an environment where they can live in abundance for over a thousand years. CHITOSE GROUP is creating new values in the fields of agriculture, medical, food, energy, chemistry and others through “Technological development capabilities in the biotechnology field by constantly promoting economic rationality” and “Business development capabilities for drawing a path towards commercialization by understanding the essence and limitations of biotechnology”.

Head office that oversees entire Group
CHITOSE BIO EVOLUTION PTE. LTD.

Head of Technological Development
and Business Development
Chitose Laboratory Corp.

CHITOSE LABORATORY
  • Microorganism Unit
  • Algae Unit
  • Cell Line Unit
  • Microbiota Unit

Individual companies in CHITOSE GROUP that
operate separate businesses
Business entities

Implementing and commercializing the results of Chitose Laboratory through business entities

All Business Entities

Head office that oversees entire Group

  • Company nameCHITOSE BIO EVOLUTION PTE. LTD.
  • Location
    • Head office:6 Eu Tong Sen Street #10-12 The Central , Singapore 059817GOOGLE MAP
    • Japan office:KSP EAST511, 3-2-1, Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 213-0012, JapanGOOGLE MAP
  • Business DescriptionFormulating a strategic direction, operating business and financing projects in bio business fields, technological development, business development, financial planning and management, human resource management, and marketing to create business using biotechnology.
  • DirectorsTomohiro Fujita Ph.D. / Chief Executive Officer
    Rie Kugimiya / Chief Operating Officer
    Ken Nakahara Ph.D. / Chief Photosynthetic Officer
    Kenichi Shohtoku CPA (JP,US,SG) / Chief Financial Officer
    management team
  • ShareholdersTomohiro Fujita 62.8%
    Individuals 32.5%
    IHI Corporation 4.3%
    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.4%

Head of Technological Development and Business Development

  • Company nameChitose Laboratory Corporationofficial site
  • Location
    • Nogawa Laboratory (Head office):907 Nogawa, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 216-0001, JapanGOOGLE MAP
    • KSP Laboratory:KSP EAST511, 3-2-1, Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 213-0012, JapanGOOGLE MAP
  • Business DescriptionWe have been breeding and cultivating technology for a wide range of organisms (microorganisms, cell lines, microalgae etc) and utilize these technologies for industrial use of the organisms. In addition, in cooperation with the subsidiary companies, we conduct new project planning, seed technology construction, practical application technological development, commercialization support and consulting services in the biotechnology field.
  • Directors
    • Tomohiro Fujita Ph.D. / Chief Executive Officer
    • Rie Kugimiya / Chief Operating Officer
    • Takayuki Horiuchi Ph.D. / Chief Technology Officer
    • Ken Nakahara Ph.D. / Chief Photosynthetic Officer
    • Naoko Nomoto / Chief Administration & Accounting Officer
    • Masahiko Kobayashi Ph.D. / Advisor
  • ShareholdersCHITOSE BIO EVOLUTION PTE. LTD.:76.5%
    Individuals and others:23.5%

History of CHITOSE GROUP

  • 2004Microorganism related business started as a new business of Chitose Laboratory Corp. (previously known as Neo-Morgan Laboratory).
  • 2009Tomohiro Fujita carried out MBO of Chitose Laboratory Corp. (previously known as Neo-Morgan Laboratory).
  • 2011Founded Chitose Bio Evolution Pte. Ltd. in Singapore as headquarters. Chitose Laboratory became a subsidiary of CHITOSE GROUP.
  • 2012Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Chitose Agri Laboratory Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia)
  • 2013Acquired a 100% stake in Nihon BioData Corp. (Japan)
  • 2014Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Tavelmout Corp. (Japan)
  • 2015Chitose Bio Evolution Pte. Ltd. received closed strategic investment (450 million yen) from IHI Corporation
    Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Chitose Agriculture Initiative Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
  • 2016Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Flora Index Corp. (Japan)
  • 2017Chitose Bio Evolution Pte. Ltd. received closed strategic investment (40 million yen) from Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • 2018
    • Tavelmout Corp. received closed strategic investment (170 million yen) from INCJ, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation.
    • Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Chitose Biologics Corp. (Japan)
    • Founded wholly-owned subsidiary PHYTO Renaissance Inc. (Japan)
    • Founded wholly-owned subsidiary Tierraponica Inc. (Japan)
    • Founded Tavelmout Biofarm (B) Sdn Bhd (wholly-owned by Tavelmout Corp.)(Brunei)

Business Entities

  • Chitose Agri Laboratory Sdn. Bhd.
  • Nihon BioData Corp.
  • Tavelmout Corp.
  • Chitose Agriculture Initiative Pte. Ltd.
  • Flora Index Corp.
  • Chitose Biologics Corp.
  • PHYTO Renaissance Inc.
  • Tierraponica Inc.
  • business entities

Contact Us

  • info@chitose-bio.com
  • +65-6676-1026 (Singapore)
  • +81-44-813-3380 (Japan)