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

Cybathlon Pep Rally videos – now online!

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The Science and Technology Office Tokyo is proud to present two videos shot at the Cybathlon Pep Rally! The videos, released on the office’s youtube channel, give a nice overview on the event, which took place at FabCafe Tokyo on June … Continue reading


Latest news from Switzerland

Congratulations to the Japanese Physics Olympians!

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Last weekend, at the International Physics Olympiad, or IphO, three gold medals were awarded to Japanese high school students! Students from Japan also secured one silver and one bronze in the 47th IphO held at the University of Zurich. The one week long event … Continue reading


Latest news on startups

Panasonic Accelerator 2016 open for Swiss Startups!

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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