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February 4, 2020

CYBO entered into a joint research agreement with JFCR 

CYBO is pleased to announce that it signed a joint research agreement with Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (“JFCR”) to evaluate and improve its high-speed 3D cytology system, which has been developed in its SHIGI project. In the joint research project, CYBO will install the high-speed 3D cytology system in Cytology Department, The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR (Department Director: Dr. Yuko Sugiyama) to evaluate its utility for cervical cytology. The project plans to test 2,000 cervical cytology samples. Please see the news release for further details.  

june 26, 2019

CYTO2019 exhibition

CYBO exhibited at 34th congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (CYTO 2019) in Vancouver, Canada, June 22nd – 26th, and introduced the image-activated cell sorter and related technologies. 

June 5, 2019

Obtained approval for manufacturing medical devices

CYBO obtained approval for manufacturing medical devices from Tokyo metropolitan for PR6. 

March 4, 2019

Opened a new development facility “PR6”

CYBO opened a new development facility at PR6, 10F, Fujisoft Akihabara bldg., to accelerate commercialization projects.

September 10, 2018

Publication of a research paper

A scientific journal “Cell” has published a research paper entitled “Intelligent Image-Activated Cell Sorting”¹. Multiple organizations including the University of Tokyo² and Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)³ reported it in their press release, and media including The Chemical Daily⁴, Nikkei Biotech⁵, and ScienceDaily⁶ introduced it. In their press releases and articles, CYBO was introduced as a company to commercialize the technology. 

  1.  Nitta et al., Intelligent Image-Activated Cell Sorting. Cell 175, 266-276 (2018)

  2. Press Release “Developed the world’s first Intelligent Image-Activated Cell Sorter (Japanese text).” School of Science, The University of Tokyo (August 28, 2019)

  3. Press Release “Developed the world’s first Intelligent Image-Activated Cell Sorter (Japanese text).” Japan Science and Technology Agency (August 28, 2019)

  4. “Fast classification and sorting of cells (Japanese text)” The Chemical Daily, p.1, August 28, 2019

  5. “ImPACT-launched venture company aims to commercialize the fast cell sorter instrument with deep learning (Japanese text)” Nikkei Biotech ONLINE (August 29, 2018)

  6. “Massive effort yields image-based cell sorting technology” ScienceDaily (August 27, 2018)

July 17, 2018

Company Launch

K.K. CYBO today announces launching the company at Akihabara, a hotspot of innovative culture in Tokyo, Japan. The headquarters is placed at DMM.make AKIBA, a comprehensive facility for hardware startups.