Monthly Archives: August 2014

5 Swiss Universities in Top 100 – Academic Ranking of World Universities

5 Swiss Universities in Top 100 – Academic Ranking of World Universities Five Swiss universities ranked among the best 100 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) provided by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, making Switzerland the most successful country … Continue reading

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CTI President Visits NIMS, Gives Presentation at Industry-Academia Workshop

CTI President Visits NIMS, Gives Presentation at Industry-Academia Workshop The Swiss Committee for Technology and Innovation (CTI) President Walter Steinlin extended his official stay in Japan, where he visited as a member of the delegation of Federal Counsillor Johan Schneider-Ammann, … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Swiss Motors Heading for Venus

Swiss Motors Heading for Venus Venus has almost the same size, mass, density, consistence and gravity as the earth, however, the temperatures on this planet are hot enough to melt lead. Venus is surrounded by a thick, toxic atmosphere which … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing: ETH Zurich’s DrinkPure Filter for Clean Water Around the World

Crowdsourcing: ETH Zurich’s DrinkPure Filter for Clean Water Around the World An innovative filter makes it possible to purify water more quickly, simply and economically than ever before. The developers, students from ETH Zurich, hope the device will soon play … Continue reading

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Japan’s and Switzerland’s Pharma-Clusters meet at Drug Development Symposium

Symposium on Drug Development between Japan’s and Switzerland’s Pharma-Clusters  While Basel is Europe’s — if not the world’s! — pharmaceutical headquarter, the same can be said about Toyama Prefecture in Asia. Basel’s history related to pharmacy can be traced back … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich & ZHAW-Team: Runner-up at Int. Contest in Sendai

ETH Zurich & ZHAW-Team: Runner-up at International Contest in Sendai The 5th International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro Technologies (iCAN) was held at Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan) along with the local Science Day. The Swiss team consisting of Marie Francine Lagadec … Continue reading

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