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Innovative Switzerland introduced at the Knowledge Capital in Osaka

Switzerland as an innovative country was introduced to members of the Knowledge Salon of the Knowledge Capital, a hub for knowledge creation and exchange. Located right in front of Osaka station at the center of the city, the Knowledge Capital … Continue reading

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2nd Heinrich Rohrer Medal Ceremony held in Tsukuba

The 2nd Heinrich Rohrer Medals were awarded on October 25 during the 8th International Symposium on Surface Science. The idea to recognize young scientists in the field of surface science in commemoration of the late Swiss Nobel Laureate was initiated … Continue reading

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Switzerland’s case study presented at a Service Robot Seminar

Prof. Dr. Sabina Misoch, Head of the Interdisciplinary Competence Center for Ageing (IKOA) at the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen, was an invited speaker at the International Standardization Seminar for Service Robots in Tokyo. She gave a presentation on … Continue reading

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Swiss Art and Design Schools presented at “Re-Importation” Design Exhibition

Swiss art and design schools such as l’Ecole Cantonale des Arts de Lausanne (ECAL), Zurich University of the Arts (ZhDK), Lucerne University for Applied Science and Arts and the Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD) were highlighted at Re-Importation … Continue reading

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RIKEN SPring-8 celebrates 20 years in user operation

On October 13-14, RIKEN celebrated the 20th anniversary of its SPring-8 in user operation. Executives of counterpart institutions including Prof. Dr. Leonid Rivkin, Deputy Director of Switzerland’s Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) attended the ceremony together with high-level guests from industry … Continue reading

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PMI Japan Datathlon wraps up with an International Symposium

On October 13th, a symposium was organized by Philip Morris International (PMI) to officially conclude its sbv IMPROVER datathon in Japan which asked researchers for biological interpretation of omics (genomics, proteomics and metabolomics) datasets. Scientists from Switzerland and Japan presented … Continue reading

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New Call for Bridging Grants to strenghten collaboration between Swiss scientists and Japan

There is a new call for Bridging to strengthen existing collaborations between Swiss scientists and their collaborating partners in Japan and other Asian countries. Researchers from Switzerland belonging to a university, a university of applied sciences, a university of teachers … Continue reading

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New Call for Participants at the next Life Science Switzerland Annual Meeting (February 2019)

Life Science Switzerland (LS2) is very happy to announce call for applications for the “Pls of tomorrow: The Future of Swiss Research” session at the next LS2 Meeting, taking place in Lausanne, 12-13 February 2018. Selected participants will have the chance … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich Alumni Reunites with President Guzzella at the Swiss Embassy

On the occasion of the visit to Japan of the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Lino Guzzella, ETH Zurich Alumnus gathered at the Residence of the Swiss Embassy for a reception on September 30th. After a welcome address by Ambassador … Continue reading

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Swiss innovation landscape presented to Japanese CTOs

The Swiss innovation landscape was presented to Chief Technology Officers of some major Japanese companies. Ms. Kyoko Suzuki, Deputy Head of the Science & Technology Office Tokyo which supported the group in selecting where to visit and making introductions, was … Continue reading

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