Science & Technology Office Tokyo


The Science and Technology Office’s mission at the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo is to support the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in Switzerland in the implementation of its strategy at an international level.

Our main tasks are

  • • Analysis of and reporting on science & technology, higher education and innovation in Japan
  • • Bilateral relations: Cooperation with Switzerland
  • • Promotion of Swiss Science & Technology, Higher Education and Innovation

The Science & Technology Office Tokyo is an integral part of the Swissnex network, which is a key component of Swiss foreign policy to promote science, technology, innovation and higher education. 


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Latest news from Japan

82 Civil engineering students visit the University of Tokyo

Eighty two (82) students who just finished their master course in civil engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich) traveled through Japan as part of their final program. At the very end of their  intense, almost … Continue reading

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Latest news from Switzerland

Call now open for Swiss-Japanese joint research projects on hydrogen technology

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has just opened a call for joint research project proposals from Japanese-Swiss collaborative teams on the subject of “Hydrogen as a renewable energy carrier” and other hydrogen related … Continue reading

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Latest news on startups

Swiss Post start-up scouting tour, intense and diverse!

The Swiss Post travelled to Japan as part of its start-up scouting tour in Asia, jointly organized by the Science & Technology Offices of Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and swissnex Shanghai. During his three-day stay, Mr. Thierry Golliard, Director of Open … Continue reading

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