About us

  • Company Name
    Farmroid Co., Ltd.
  • Location
    Headquarters (HQ)
    3-22-4 Funado, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-0041, Japan
    Manufacturing R & D Collaboration Center No. 2 Building 203
  • Date of Establishment
    November 11, 2013
  • Representative
    Kazuki Iimura (Visiting Researcher, Nihon University School of Medicine)
  • Technical Advisor
    Prof. Tomomasa Sato (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
  • Capital
    11 million yen
  • Business Content
    UVC LED related R&D and Sales for Virus Inactivation
  • Patent Application
    Japanese Patent Application No. 2020-106175


  • Nov, 2013
    Established an agricultural production corporation in Shimotsuma City, Ibaraki Prefecture for research of agricultural technology
  • Dec, 2013
    Entrusted with high value-added vegetable experiment farm business from Shimotsuma City, Ibaraki Prefecture
  • April, 2019
    Research on pest control technology for agricultural applications using ultraviolet-B (UVB) irradiation
  • April, 2020
    Announcement of UV irradiation robot "UVBuster" for medical institutions
  • May, 2020
    Headquarters moved to Itabashi Ward, under industry-academia-government collaboration project with Itabashi Ward / Nihon University School of Medicine
  • July, 2020
    Launch of UV irradiation robot "UVBuster"
  • Sept, 2020
    Demonstration of inactivation of emerging coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) with the collaboration of Itabashi Ward, Nihon University School of Medicine and RIKEN
  • March, 2021
    Concluded a joint research agreement with Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • March, 2021
    Concluded a joint research agreement with Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • July, 2021
    Research and Development of Far-UVC LED panel for virus inactivation is adopted by NEDO under "Material Innovation Technology Leading Research Program"
  • July, 2021
    The mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 inactivation by ultraviolet-C (UVC) irradiation is published in the online version of “Scientific Reports”
  • Oct, 2021
    “Polarization-Dependent Hole Generation in 222 nm-Band AlGaN-based Far-UVC LED: A Way Forward to the Epi-Growers of MBE and MOCVD” is published in the online version of “Journal of Materials Chemistry C”