News from Switzerland


New Call for Participants at the next Life Science Switzerland Annual Meeting (February 2019)

Life Science Switzerland (LS2) is very happy to announce call for applications for the “Pls of tomorrow: The Future of Swiss Research” session at the next LS2 Meeting, taking place in Lausanne, 12-13 February 2018. Selected participants will have the chance … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich Alumni Reunites with President Guzzella at the Swiss Embassy

On the occasion of the visit to Japan of the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Lino Guzzella, ETH Zurich Alumnus gathered at the Residence of the Swiss Embassy for a reception on September 30th. After a welcome address by Ambassador … Continue reading

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Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture partnering with Japanese Universities

Similarities in the Art of Architecture and the drive to perfection, favors the link between Japan and Switzerland. Yet, the language and physical distance combined with the respect for the other culture have been reasons for limited success in finding … Continue reading

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Learn more about the European Research Council’s (ERC) funding opportunities!

Dr. Nicolas Voilley from the European Research Council (ERC) visited the Science & Technology Office Tokyo to present the different funding schemes of ERC and encouraged Swiss and Japanese researchers to take part in the program. One of the novelties … Continue reading

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UNIL Jacques Dubochet wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry !

Congratulations to Prof. Jacques Dubochet from the University of Lausanne (UNIL) for winning this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry ! Jointly with Joachim Frank from Columbia University and Richard Henderson from Cambridge, Prof. Dubochet was awarded the prize for developing … Continue reading

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