Teijin to Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Support Carbon Neutrality

 Teijin Limited announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Intelligent Energy Limited, a British fuel cell manufacturer,for the licensed sale of IE-LiftTM hydrogen fuel cells in Japan. Under the terms of the contract, Teijin initially will sell the fuel cells to companies in the ICT, construction and manufacturing industries and then later in other industries. Teijin is targeting sales of JPY one billion by 2030.

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Teijin Targeted Number of Subjects Registered for Cardiovascular Patch Clinical Trial

 Osaka Medical College, Fukui Tateami Co., Ltd. and Teijin Limited announced that they have completed their registration of registered their targeted number of subjects for an ongoing clinical trial of the OFT-G1 (provisional name) patch for cardiovascular surgery. Participants, who are targeted for participation in a clinical trial that has been under way since May 2019, are patients ranging from infants to adults who are suffering from various congenital heart diseases. Osaka Medical College, Fukui Tateami and Teijin aim to apply for approval to manufacture and market their cardiovascular patch after evaluating safety and efficacy data covering the one-year periods after each subject undergoes surgery using the OFT-G1 patch.

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Teijin Establishes European Sustainable Technology Innovation Center

 Teijin Limited announced that it has established the European Sustainable Technology Innovation Center (ESTIC) in Arnhem, Netherlands as a research and development facility tasked with developing technologies for a more sustainable world. As a research and development hub for Teijin’s environmental-value solutions, ESTIC will facilitate collaboration among researchers across borders to strengthen development initiatives in Teijin’s various business units. ESTIC will also undertake the challenge of developing all-new businesses that leverage the lifecycle capabilities of Teijin’s core materials and the development of green materials to support the global circular economy. This includes efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and to stimulate the hydrogen economy.

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