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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Swiss Universities at EHEF in Tokyo and Osaka

Like every year, the Science & Technology Office was promoting Swiss Universities at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) at Meiji University in Tokyo on May 19th and at the International House in Osaka on May 20th. Over the course … Continue reading

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Toyama Prefectural University, Toyama University and the University of Basel sign academic exchange agreements

Toyama Prefectural University and Toyama University have announced new academic exchange agreements with the University of Basel in Switzerland. The new agreement between Toyama Prefectural University and the University of Basel encompasses exchange of faculty, researchers and students with an … 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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