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.
Mr. Anselme Borgeaud, a Swiss student who received his undergraduate degree in physics at EPFL and is now doing a PhD in seismology at the University of Tokyo, co-authored a research paper in Science Advances, a renowned scientific open-access journal, together … Continue reading
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
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
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
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