Monthly Archives: August 2017

Call now open for Swiss-Japanese joint research projects on hydrogen technology

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has just opened a call for joint research project proposals from Japanese-Swiss collaborative teams on the subject of “Hydrogen as a renewable energy carrier” and other hydrogen related … Continue reading

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82 Civil engineering students visit the University of Tokyo

Eighty two (82) students who just finished their master course in civil engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich) traveled through Japan as part of their final program. At the very end of their  intense, almost … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Swiss Post start-up scouting tour, intense and diverse!

The Swiss Post travelled to Japan as part of its start-up scouting tour in Asia, jointly organized by the Science & Technology Offices of Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and swissnex Shanghai. During his three-day stay, Mr. Thierry Golliard, Director of Open … Continue reading

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Cybathlon presented at VR/XR for Humanitarian Action Symposium in collaboration with ICRC

With the goal of highlighting various technologies utilized for humanitarian objectives, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo was invited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Japan to present Cybathlon at the VR (and Cutting-Edge Technology) for … Continue reading

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Swiss Team Solidus wins 3rd place at RoboCup 2017 Logistics League

Congratulations to Team Solidus of the technical college Höhere Fachschule Für Technik Mittelland for grabbing 3rd place in the Logistics League, Industrial Robot division at RoboCup 2017 Nagoya, Japan! It was the third consecutive year that the teamof the Swiss … Continue reading

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