Monthly Archives: July 2013

EPFL Promotion Event at Todai by Prof. Babak, S&T Office Tokyo – July 25, 2013

EPFL Promotion Event at Todai by Prof. Babak, S&T Office Tokyo – July 25, 2013 The Science & Technology Office organized the EPFL promotion event at the University of Tokyo, together with Prof. Babak from the School of Computer and … Continue reading

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Alumni of the Swiss Universities in the Kansai Region Event – July 20

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Alumni of the Swiss Universities in the Kansai Region Event – July 20, 2013 We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual event for the Alumni of the Swiss Universities in the Kansai Region held in Kyoto was a … Continue reading

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ETHZ: First Global Atlas of Marine Plankton

ETHZ: First Global Atlas of Marine Plankton  An international research team, coordinated by ETH Zurich and the University of East Anglia, and including numerous observatories and universities, for the first time produced a global atlas of marine plankton distribution in the … Continue reading

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Neuroscience Research Collaboration between ETHZ, University of Tokyo and RIKEN

Neuroscience Research Collaboration between ETHZ, University of Tokyo and RIKEN An international collaboration between the Bio Engineering Laboratory at ETHZ, the Kanzaki-Takahashi Lab at the University of Tokyo, and Prof. Urs Frey from the Frey Initiative Research Unit at the … Continue reading

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FuturICT Symposium, July 16, 2013

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FuturICT Symposium, July 16, 2013 The FuturICT Symposium, jointly organized by ETH Zurich and the Science & Technology Office Tokyo, was held on July 16 at the Residence of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan. The main purpose of the … Continue reading

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JST to fund 3 New Japanese-Swiss Research Exchange Projects

JST to fund 3 New Japanese-Swiss Research Exchange Projects Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and the Swiss federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) announced that they would commence support for three jointly selected projects on “Medicine for an Aging … Continue reading

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Swiss Breakthrough in Acoustic Levitation

Swiss Breakthrough in Acoustic Levitation Scientists at ETH Zurich Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies have been able to use sound waves to levitate and manipulate small objects, in a breakthrough that may allow unleashing several applications, notably in the … Continue reading

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New World Record Efficiency for Dye Solar Cells

New World Record Efficiency for Dye Solar Cells In a research article published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, Prof. Michael Graetzel and his team described a new deposition process for pigments used in solid-state dye solar cells (DSC). Cells … Continue reading

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Star Architect Shigeru Ban Built Tamedia’s HQs

Star Architect Shigeru Ban Built Tamedia’s HQs Tamedia boss Pietro Supino and the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban inaugurated the new Tamedia’s headquarters in central Zürich. Tamedia made three requests: A comfortable working environment for its workforce, a sustainably built and … Continue reading

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Japanese Professor Publishes “Schwiizertüütsch” Book

Japanese Professor Publishes “Schwiizertüütsch” Book Kumasaka Ryo is an Assistant Professor for German Linguistics at Hokkai Gakuen University, Faculty of Engineering and very recently published “Iifüerig i s Schwiizertüütsch”, a “Uusspraach, Woortbildig, Wokabulaar, Satzbou, Spraachbruuch und Dialäktpflääg”, a Swiss German … Continue reading

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