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.


Alumni & Friends Hanami Event 2018

On 24th of March 2018, the Science and Technology Office in Tokyo organized a Hanami event for Alumni of Swiss Universities. We were happy to reunite with Alumni who are now back in Japan. After a stroll along the canal … Continue reading

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Research for Design: Nishi Market and Food of Kyoto. Now at KYOTO Design Lab’s Tokyo Gallery!

Kyoto Institute of Technology’s Design Lab has a new exhibit on based on research in coordination with  Prof. Manuel Herz from the University of Basel and Architekt  Shadi Rahbaran. It casts a new look on the interaction between Kyoto’s food … Continue reading

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Visit of iCONM and RIKEN

The delegation members to the 4th Joint Committee Meeting on S&T Cooperation, including representatives and researchers from Swiss universities, Swiss Research Institutes and the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), had the opportunity to visit several research institutes … Continue reading

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Launch of the 3rd Swiss’ Experiences Series !

The Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan SCCIJ and the Science & Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, are very pleased to announce the revival of the Swiss’ Experiences Series. The second round of the presentation … Continue reading

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Cybathlon featured in a japanese publication about robots & AI

Prof. Shuro Nakajima from Wakayama University recently published a book on the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics: ROBOT – are they our enemies, or our friends? In this publication, Prof. Nakajima describes the emergence of AI and robots, … Continue reading

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