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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.


82 Civil engineering students visit the University of Tokyo

Eighty two (82) students who just finished their master course in civil engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich) traveled through Japan as part of their final program. At the very end of their  intense, almost … Continue reading

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Cybathlon presented at VR/XR for Humanitarian Action Symposium in collaboration with ICRC

With the goal of highlighting various technologies utilized for humanitarian objectives, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo was invited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Japan to present Cybathlon at the VR (and Cutting-Edge Technology) for … Continue reading

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Cybathlon at the International Modern Hospital Show, Tokyo

Cybathlon was invited to present at the 44th International  Modern Hospital Show in Tokyo where approximately  80,000 visitors, including domestic and overseas doctors, nurses, medical administrators, and medical equipment dealers attended. It was a nice opportunity to meet people who … Continue reading

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Video highlighting CYBATHLON & TWIICE visit premiered in Sagamihara!

A video produced by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo on the occasion of the visit of Cybathlon co-directors Roland Sigrist and Dario Wyss as well as members of TWIICE, the exoskeleton that competed in the first Cybathlon in 2016 … Continue reading

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Swiss universities drew a lot of interest at study abroad fairs this spring

As in every year, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo represented all Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences at various study abroad fairs held at Japanese universities this spring. The fairs offer an excellent opportunity to strengthen the exchange … Continue reading

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