Kobe Steel joins WIPO GREEN to spur environmental technology exchange

February 21, 2023

Kobe Steel, Ltd.

Kobe Steel, Ltd. announces today that it has joined WIPO GREEN,* an environmental technology exchange platform, operated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and has registered 13 technologies listed below.

WIPO GREEN aims to promote the development and diffusion of environmental technologies, connecting providers and seekers of environmentally friendly innovation technologies through its online database and local activities.

The Kobe Steel Group, also known as the KOBELCO Group, is committed to sustainability management that aims to create new value and contribute to the development of society by leveraging the comprehensive strengths of the Group, which operates a diverse range of businesses.

Through WIPO GREEN, we will provide society with a wide variety of environmental technologies in diverse business areas and increase the opportunities for their worldwide utilization in order to contribute to stakeholders who seek for eco-friendly innovation. As we move forward, we will continue to provide solutions to the needs of society, including the realization of a green society.

Kobe Steel’s technologies registered in WIPO GREEN

No. Business Technologies
1 Steel & Aluminum Steel for bolts that contributes to reducing CO2 emissions
2 Steel & Aluminum Steel for cold forging that contributes to reducing CO2 emissions
3 Steel & Aluminum Recycling and recovering technology for dust
4 Advanced Materials Technology for measuring crankshaft phases for fuel efficiency optimization
5 Advanced Materials Steel powder for environmental purification
6 Advanced Materials Corrosion-resistant titanium sheet (AKOTTM)
7 Advanced Materials High heat-transfer titanium sheet (HEETTM)
8 Welding Non-copper-coated solid wire
9 Engineering Radioactive water/containers decontamination technology
10 Technical Development Group TiAl alloy for forging
11 Technical Development Group Chemical treatment (alternative to chromate treatment)
12 Technical Development Group Oxide semiconductor (lower power consumption of transistors)
13 Technical Development Group Three-dimensional magnetic pole motor design (electrification)

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