News from Japan

News from Japan

The Science & Technology Office compiles news on Japan that is related to Science & Technology. We also report on events that we are participating in or organizing in Japan. Please do not forget to subscribe to our monthly newsletter.


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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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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EPFL students visit the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology

Around 50 bachelor and master students in Micro-engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) led by Prof. Hannes Bleuler and Prof. Pierre-André Besse visited the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology as part of a 10-day study tour … Continue reading

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Conference on Swiss Arbitration organized by the University of Zurich at Embassy

The University of Zurich, the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (SCCIJ), the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, the Swiss Arbitration Association and the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan came together to organize an international conference on Swiss commercial … Continue reading

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Visitors wish Cybathlon to come to Japan at LIVES TOKYO 2017!

On September 10th, Cybathlon was presented at LIVES TOKYO 2017, an event to promote efforts to expand working opportunities for the disabled. LIVES TOKYO was a large-scale event co-organized by Hands On Tokyo at Midtown Tokyo in Roppongi. It aimed to reflect … Continue reading

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