Monthly Archives: March 2014

Innovative Japan

Innovative Japan Switzerland is considered to be the most innovative country in the world by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and by the business school INSEAD using the Global Innovation Index, GII. (For more information,read our blog entry: “Switzerland … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Pritzker Prize 2014 for Shigeru Ban

Pritzker Prize 2014 for Shigeru Ban Architect Shigeru Ban will be the second Japanese architect in a row – following last year’s Toyo Ito – to receive the prestigious Pritzker Prize. After hearing the news, Ban said: “Receiving this prize is … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Introduction to Swiss-“Rumantsch” – in Japanese!

Introduction to Swiss “Rumantsch” – in Japanese! For the first time, a Japanese-language monograph dedicates itself to giving an introduction to Romansh language and culture. The book is of great interest for linguists, historians and friends of Switzerland’s cultural diversity. … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Swiss News |

Swiss and Japanese Energy Experts meet in Gstaad, Switzerland

Swiss and Japanese Energy Experts meet in Gstaad, Switzerland Initiated and organized by Prof. Dr. Louis Schlapbach (ETH-Empa/ NIMS) and Prof. Dr. Kohei Uosaki (NIMS), Japan’s and Switzerland’s energy experts met for the Energy Technology Research Workshop in Gstaad-Saanen, Switzerland … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Swiss Solar Pavilion and Swiss Cleantech Seminar at Asia’s Biggest PV Expo

Swiss Solar Pavilion and Swiss Cleantech Seminar at Asia’s Biggest PV Expo The Science & Technology Office Tokyo organized the Swiss Solar Pavilion at Asia’s biggest photovoltaics exposition, PV Expo, taking place every year at the end of February. This … Continue reading

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