Monthly Archives: December 2017

Swiss PhD Student from the University of Tokyo co-publishes article in seismology

Mr. Anselme Borgeaud, a Swiss student doing a PhD in seismology at the University of Tokyo, co-published a research paper in Science Advances, a renowned scientific open-access journal, together with Japanese and American researchers. The research paper addresses the discovery … Continue reading

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New Call for grants from Japan : Join TaNeDS Global 2018

TaNeDS Global 2018 is the new open competition grant program of Daiichi Sankyo, a Japanese proprietary pharmaceutical company with over 100 years of history in drug discovery and development. TaNeDS (Take a New Challenge for Drug diScovery) program provides close … Continue reading

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Powered Wheel Chair from Cybathlon gives demo rides!

The RT-Mover powered wheel chair that competed in the first Cybathlon, the international competition for people with disabilities and technologies to tackle daily tasks, was a highlight at the Social Innovation Forum 2017 . Wakayama University’s Prof. Shuro Nakajima who developed the … Continue reading

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New Call for Innovation Partnership Grants to support cooperation between Swiss researchers and Japan

A new call has been launched for Innovation Partnership Grants to support collaboration between Swiss Researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes with non-academic innovation agents in Japan and other Asian countries. The goal of the … Continue reading

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Paralympics Gold Medalist joins Cybathlon session at Super Welfare Expo in Tokyo

Winter Paralympic Games alpine ski gold medalist Ms. Kuniko Obinata shared many inspiring stories at the Super Welfare Expo, in central Tokyo, where Cybathlon,  the international competition encouraging the development of technologies facilitating the everyday life of people with disabilities … Continue reading

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Japanese Architecture, Swiss Inspirations: Architecture short-films series launched in Kyoto

The short-films series “Japanese Architecture – Swiss Inspirations: 8 portraits from Tokyo”  was officially launched at the Museum of Kyoto a cultural heritage building in the presence of over 80 guests and a very special guest from Switzerland, Prof. Dr. … Continue reading

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CSEM commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the world’s first quartz watch in Tokyo

The Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the world’s first quartz watch invented in Neuchâtel by its forerunner, the Centre Electronique Horloger (CEH), with a technology workshop and a reception organized in Tokyo. A … Continue reading

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Public Lecture on “Topology Design in the Digital Age” in Kyoto

Prof. Christophe Girot, dean-designate of the Architecture Department of ETH Zürich gave a public lecture on Topology Design in the Digital Age at the Museum of Kyoto, a cultural heritage of Japan’s historical capital. The event was organized by the … Continue reading

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