Monthly Archives: June 2013

SECO Swiss Delegation Visits Cybernics Pioneering Firm

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SECO Swiss Delegation Visits Cybernics Pioneering Firm During the visit to Japan of Mrs. Ineichen-Fleisch, State Secretary for Economic Affairs, the Swiss delegation visited the Tsukuba University spin-off “Cyberdyne” outside of Tokyo on June 26. The delegation was received by … Continue reading

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EPFL Second Best Young University in the World

EPFL Second Best Young University in the World According to the “Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 2013“, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) is the second best campus worldwide among universities younger than 50 years old. The … Continue reading

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“Cheetah-Cub Robot”, the Fastest Cat-Like Robot

“Cheetah-Cub Robot”, the Fastest Cat-Like Robot Developed by EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob), the “cheetah-cub-robot” has specially designed legs to thoroughly reproduce feline morphology. Advantages are numerous; small size, light weight and fast locomotion are its key features, with added stability. The … Continue reading

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Wristband Revolutionizes Blood Pressure Measurement

Wristband Revolutionizes Blood Pressure Measurement EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, developed a innovative wristband sensor to measure blood pressure. This medtech innovation came to life through industrial cooperation between EMPA laboratories and STBL Medical Research AG … Continue reading

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Exhibition and Talk by Prof. Kerez from ETHZ at TOTO GALLERY•MA – Tokyo

Exhibition and Talk by Prof. Kerez from ETHZ at TOTO GALLERY•MA – Tokyo ETHZ Architecture and Design Professor Christian Kerez will be giving a lecture at the TOTO GALLERY•MA in Tokyo on July 19, for the opening of his exhibition “The … Continue reading

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Switzerland n°2 on IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2013

Switzerland n°2 on IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2013 IMD, The top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, released its 25th anniversary World Competitiveness Rankings. Switzerland ranked 2nd, up one position from last year’s ranking. U.S., Switzerland and Honk Kong share … Continue reading

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