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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