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. 


Latest news from Japan

KIT’s KYOTO Design Lab presents works in collaboration with ETH Zurich

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Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT)’s KYOTO Design Lab presented its works in collaboration with ETH Zurich at an opening event of their design exhibition on agriculture and tourism. Assistant Prof. Takuya Miyake, Faculty of Design and Architecture introduced the two … Continue reading


Latest news from Switzerland

EU project coordinated by Bern University of Applied Sciences and the YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory in Japan

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An open platform for the Smart City The E-Government Institute of the Bern University of Applied Sciences has won an important EU- funded project. Together with partners in Europe and Japan a platform is being developed, on which open government … Continue reading


Latest news on startups

Panasonic Accelerator 2016 open for Swiss Startups!

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Panasonic Accelerator 2016

Together with the open innovation platform provider creww, Panasonic opened its “Panasonic Accelerator 2016” program to international startups, also allowing Swiss startups to apply! If you’re a startup that wants to sell to Japanese companies or work with them to … Continue reading