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

Swiss PhD Student from the University of Tokyo co-publishes article in seismology

Mr. Anselme Borgeaud, a Swiss student doing a PhD in seismology at the University of Tokyo, co-published a research paper in Science Advances, a renowned scientific open-access journal, together with Japanese and American researchers. The research paper addresses the discovery … Continue reading

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New Call for Innovation Partnership Grants to support cooperation between Swiss researchers and Japan

A new call has been launched for Innovation Partnership Grants to support collaboration between Swiss Researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes with non-academic innovation agents in Japan and other Asian countries. The goal of the … Continue reading

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The Science & Technology Office was a Community Partner of the Fin/Sum Week !

The Science and Technology Office was for the first time a Community Partner of the Fintech Summit “FIN/SUM WEEK 2017” which took place in Tokyo from September 19th to September 22nd. The event was co-organized by Nikkei Shimbun, the Japanese … Continue reading

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