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New USI Alumni Chapter in Tokyo

On June 1st 2018, a new University Chapter was founded in Tokyo, this time for Alumni of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). The alumni chapter inauguration event was held at the Residence of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, … Continue reading

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Toyama Prefectural University, Toyama University and the University of Basel sign academic exchange agreements

Toyama Prefectural University and Toyama University have announced new academic exchange agreements with the University of Basel in Switzerland. The new agreement between Toyama Prefectural University and the University of Basel encompasses exchange of faculty, researchers and students with an … Continue reading

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Visit of Swiss President at Honda in Tokyo

After President Alain Berset’s official meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, the Swiss President, together with Ambassador Paroz, visited the Honda R&D Company in central Tokyo on Friday April 13th. After a greeting by Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo, … Continue reading

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Second bilateral call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) with Japan

In the frame of the Strategic Japanese-Swiss Science and Technology Programme (SJSSTP) and in collaboration with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the SNSF launches the second bilateral call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) with Japan. 8-10 … Continue reading

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4th Joint Committee Meeting on S&T Cooperation

The fourth Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation between Japan and Switzerland was held at the Mita Conference Hall in Tokyo on February 28th 2018. The event was opened by Ambassador Nakane, Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation … Continue reading

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