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May 22, 2024
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ORLIB will be exhibiting at Viva Technology 2024, Europe's largest startup and technology event, to be held in Paris, France, as a startup sponsored by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. We would like to discuss ways to solve the world's challenges through innovation. If you come to the exhibition, please stop by. We are waiting for you at the Japan Pavilion, which has been selected as a special invited country for the Country of the Year.

2024 Edition | Viva Technology

ORLIB Limited | Viva Technology ★

April 25, 2024
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ORLIB new patent published (JP 2024-58225, "Secondary battery and flying vehicle"). This patent states that the A/C ratio is 0.4 or less, and in particular, the battery has no anode active material and has an A/C ratio of zero. We have discovered that under special conditions, it is possible to charge and discharge several times without an anode, resulting in an unprecedentedly high energy level. According to this patent, the weight of the anode and the electrolyte contained therein is eliminated, and the thinner current collector foil, higher voltage leads to energy densities in excess of 450 Wh/kg. The figure on the left shows the charge/discharge curves of the A/C zero cell. The capacity will gradually decrease with repeated charging and discharging, but it is suitable for applications that are only used a few times, such as an emergency power source etc. If you are interested, please contact us (as it falls under the Foreign Exchange Law List Regulations, please use it only within Japan).

Nov. 29, 2023

Funding was raised with ORLIB Limited and Toyota Boshoku Corporation as underwriters. ORLIB Corporation (Headquarters: Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Masaharu Satoh), which develops new types of batteries, has selected Toyota Boshoku Corporation (Headquarters: Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture, Representative Director and President: Masayoshi Shirayanagi) as an underwriter. We implemented a capital increase through third-party allocation.

Feb. 21, 2024
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ORLIB made a remote presentation entitled "Say Good Bye for Rare Metals by the Alternative Pre-doping New Concept pSi" at the event "Tokyo-Thailand, The business Connecting Innovation for EV" held in Bangkok, Thailand. We demonstrated the possibility of an EV battery consisting of a low-cost, high-energy LFP positive electrode and pSi negative electrode without resource issues.

June 6, 2023

A patent filed in October 2018 and published in Japan in November 2022 has been granted in the United States (applicant is the University of Tokyo). Patent number is US 11,670,756 B2. Now it is noteworthy that all claims, including the manufacturing method, which had been excluded in the divisional application, were granted in the Japanese patent. We would like to express our gratitude to the University of Tokyo TLO, the patent office, and the local agent.

    Using this patent, the energy of various lithium-ion batteries can be improved by 1.5 to 2 times. We hope that the patent will be widely used by everyone and lead to the realization of a sustainable and prosperous world. Please contact me if you are interested.

Oct. 26, 2023
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A new electrode coating machine has been installed at ORLIB. Since the coating accuracy is significantly improved compared to the past, it is thought that the level of cell prototyping will improve. It is also equipped with a drying oven divided into two tanks, allowing for faster and more efficient electrode coating. We plan to use it for electrode coating of batteries for drones.

April 25, 2023
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Nihon Keizai Shimbun published an article titled "ORLIB: Challenging New Lithium-ion Batteries" in a column titled Technological Times.

新型リチウムイオン電池に挑む ORLIBの佐藤正春社長 - 日本経済新聞 (nikkei.com)

Feb. 22, 2023
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SoftBank Corp., Sanyo Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., ORLIB Ltd., Nippon Chemi-Con Corp., and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have been newly adopted in 2022 for the Defense Technology Agency's Security Technology Research Promotion Program. It was adopted as a research project. Focusing on organic cathode secondary batteries, which can be significantly lighter than current lithium-ion batteries, we are working to elucidate the charge-discharge mechanism and to achieve both high cycle characteristics and high weight energy density (Wh/kg). , We will promote the use of unmanned aircraft that can stay in the air for a long time. By accelerating research on organic cathode secondary batteries that do not contain rare metals, we aim to realize next-generation batteries that are less susceptible to resource shortages and rising prices, which are global problems.

Jan. 31, 2023
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ORLIB Ltd. and GSI Creos Corpolation (Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Naoaki Yoshinaga, hereinafter referred to as GSI Creos) will use GSI Creos' proprietary cup-stacked carbon nanotube (CSCNT) as a pure silicon anode. We have announced that we have successfully developed a filled lithium-ion secondary battery (LIB). Until now, pure silicon anode LIBs have been regarded as the ideal form of anode material, but there are many technical issues.It has not been put into practical use. With this achievement, we have come a long way toward realizing next-generation high-capacity LIBs.

CSCNTを充填した純シリコン負極材料を開発 (orlib.jp)

Dec. 22, 2022
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ORLIB was featured on "Newswitch", a site that publishes Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun news and original content in a fresh and easy-to-read manner. ”Chase Deep Tech. What is the idea of using Si as a battery material to overcome the challenges?" was published in the article.

https://newswitch.jp/p/35210

November 14, 2022
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A patent for a Si anode, which is one of ORLIB's original technologies, was published (Patent No. 7170330 "Negative electrode for secondary battery and secondary battery"). The patent holder is the University of Tokyo and ORLIB has exclusive license. The patent is for island-shaped lithium carbonate in amorphous Si generated by pressurized electrolysis pre-doping.  We clarified that when lithium carbonate is formed in a specific structure (island shape) instead of lithium oxide, it becomes stable Si with SEI that does not easily deteriorate even after repeated charging and discharging. When Si is used as an active material, it is conceivable that the pursuit of a stable material would lead to some form of similarity to this patented technology, and I look forward to future developments.

October 18, 2022
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On October 18, 2022, the Chemical Daily published an article titled "Next-generation ultra-high-capacity batteries to be put to practical use in 2025." It uses an organic thioamine for the cathode active material and attempts to achieve ultra-high energy by combining it with a silicon or lithium-metal anode. We would like to strategically develop not only high-energy technologies that can be realized immediately, but also dream-like technologies, even if there are some risks.

ORLIB, next-generation ultra-high-capacity battery, commercialized in 2025 - The Chemical Daily (chemicaldaily.co.jp)

October 3, 2022
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ORLIB has passed the stage gate examination of "Technology research and development project for discovering and commercializing seeds such as new energy, NEDO". From December 2022, it was decided to phase up (B to C) and proceed with development for 2 years.

September 14, 2022
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Satoh, ORLIB CEO, will be on stage at the web seminar titled "Technology for improving the cruising range of industrial drones, batteries and energy devices, and safety requirements" held by AndTech Co., Ltd.

September 22, 2022 (Thursday) 12:30-17:45, Sato 16:30-17:45

https://andtech.co.jp/seminar_detail/?id=10346

If you are interested, please join us. Participation fee 55,000 yen (tax included, text)

September 14, 2022
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ORLIB Ltd. exhibited at the 15th Kawasaki International Environmental Technology Exhibition, which will be held at Culttz Kawasaki on November 17th and 18th, 2022. We are looking forward to your visit.

https://www.kawasaki-eco-tech.jp/exhibitors/

October 3, 2022
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On October 3, 2022, the Chemical Daily published an article titled "Silicon Anode LIB, Aiming at Industrial Drones" in the Digital Society section. We will proceed with development so that we can provide samples as soon as possible to everyone who needs high energy.

ORLIB, silicon anode battery, targeted for industrial drones - Chemical Daily (chemicaldaily.co.jp)

March 7, 2022
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In the Nihon Keizai Shimbun article titled "Next-generation battery, commercialization in 2026, capacity doubled by Softbank," ORLIB was listed along with Empower Greentech as a company engaged in collaborative research and development.

https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXZQOUC28BZ70Y1A221C2000000/?unlock=1

March 31, 2022
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The restoration work of the Miraikan laboratory has been completed, and confirmation and acceptance inspection have been carried out. At that time, I received a warm present from everyone at Miraikan.

・Dharma praying for "high energy achievement"

・Candied olives? 

​ Thank you.

March 24, 2022
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ORLIB Laboratory moved from the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) where we stayed from the JST START project in 2017. The new address is as follows.

12 Nishiki-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture 231-8715 Yokohama Hardtech Hub

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | Yokohama Hardtech Hub (mhi.com)

March 25, 2022
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The web seminar "Kanagawa University Lithium Ion Battery Open Lab" was held, and CEO Sato gave a lecture entitled "Development of high energy secondary batteries using pressure electrolysis pre-doping technology". About 70 people attended the lecture, and after the lecture, there were questions about specific methods and future prospects.

New Battery Open Lab 31st Lecture [Held on March 25] / Event|Kanagawa University (kanagawa-u.ac.jp)

June 3, 2022
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ORLIB Ltd. was selected for the University of Tokyo IPC 1st Round in 2020, immediately after its establishment, and received various support, such as preparation as a venture, business planning, and how to create a capital policy. This time, an interview article introducing the background to the establishment of ORLIB was posted as a Founders Story on the same website.

https://www.utokyo-ipc.co.jp/story/orlib/

January 26, 2022
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We exhibited at the NEDO booth at Nanotech 2022 held at Tokyo Big Sight from January 26 to 28, 2022.

https://www.nedo.go.jp/events/EF_100116.html

January 19, 2022

Selected as one of the 100 most popular startups at the Innovation Leaders Summit, a new business partnership conference between major companies and startups held online from February 2022 and at Toranomon Hills.

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January 19, 2022

We exhibited at the Tokyo Sangyo Co., Ltd. booth at the 14th Automotive World held at Tokyo Big Sight from January 19th to 21st, 2022.

January 9, 2022
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​At the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), where ORLIB's laboratory is located, confirm the flight time of a drone equipped with the developed high-energy battery, and consider the mechanism of the battery and the application of the high-energy battery. We held an event.

Drone public experiment! Which battery lasts longer? Demo Flight & Researcher Talk | National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) (jst.go.jp)

December 15, 2021
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​In response to a proposal from the University of Tokyo IPC, we took a photo of Chairman Nishihara and President Sato near the University of Tokyo Entrepreneur Lab, where the head office is located.

December 10, 2021
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We presented our new storage battery technology at the 6th Keidanren Innovation Crossing (KIX), a face-to-face pitch event held at Keidanren Kaikan for the first time in about a year and six months.

Held the 6th Keidanren Innovation Crossing "KIX" (January 13, 2022 No.3528) | Weekly Keidanren Times

December 1, 2021
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At the 62nd Battery Symposium held at Pacifico Yokohama North, I made a presentation titled "High energy secondary battery using pressure electrolysis pre-doped Si negative electrode".

November 22, 2021
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​The results of the NEDO NEP B results presentation held on November 16, 2021 were announced in PR Times.

``High energy battery development project to realize long flight of drone'' result presentation held | Press release of ORLIB Co., Ltd. (prtimes.jp)

November 19, 2021
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​At the Maintenance Resilience Exhibition held at Tokyo Big Sight from November 19th to 21st, 2021, we exhibited at the booth of Sanshin Construction Materials Co., Ltd., which has a proven track record in infrastructure inspections. rice field.

November 16, 2021
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At the 7th floor lobby of the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, we invited representatives from NEDO, infrastructure inspection companies, drone manufacturers, and material manufacturers to present the results of the secondary battery for drones developed in the NEP B project, and conducted drone flight experiments. The we. As a result, the flight time of the conventional battery was 9 minutes and 13 seconds, and the developed battery was 15 minutes and 50 seconds, demonstrating long flight time.

November 9, 2021
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At the 233rd MINERVA Business Plan Presentation held by the NPO Venture Support Organization MINERVA, ORLIB Inc. announced its high-energy secondary battery technology and business strategy.

MINERVA activity report (tnp-g.jp)

November 2, 2021
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​ ORLIB was introduced as one of the joint research partners in the presentation on "Progress toward practical application of next-generation batteries" announced by SoftBank Corp.

https://monoist.itmedia.co.jp/mn/articles/2111/04/news058.html

October 29, 2021
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A patent for an organic positive electrode active material, which is the key to realizing a 500Wh/kg high-energy battery, has been published, and it may become a basic technology for a candidate for a new-generation secondary battery! I made a presentation at RR Times.
Patent of organic cathode active material, the key to realizing 500Wh/kg high-energy battery, has been published | ORLIB Inc. press release (prtimes.jp)

November 5, 2021
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Received the Audience Award for the presentation at the 42nd NEDO Pitch held online on September 6th. We would like to thank everyone who attended and listened. Thank you very much.

October 14, 2021
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Together with listed and unlisted companies announced in the "Zero Emission Challenge" project, which lists companies that challenge innovation toward the realization of 2050CN promoted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and provides useful information to investors. ORLIB was listed as one of about 600 "Zero Emission Challenge Companies".

September 6, 2021
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"Next-generation battery Tech. ver.with the theme ofheld onlineWe took the stage at the NEDO pitch and made a presentation titled "High Energy (Lightweight, Long-Lasting) New Battery".

42nd NEDO Pitch (Next Generation Battery Tech ver.) | Peatix

July 31, 2021
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An event at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, an online lab tour, was held to explain the structure of batteries and the development of future batteries.

People who make the batteries of the future Lab tour at home! | National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) (jst.go.jp)

July 21, 2021
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ORLIB's "Technological development of high-energy secondary batteries for large drones by continuous pressurized electrolysis pre-doping technology" was adopted for the 2021 NEDO "New Energy Project"

2021 Decision on Implementation System for ``Technological Research and Development Project for Discovery and Commercialization of New Energy Seeds'' | Public Offering | NEDO

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