Monthly Archives: January 2015

Japan #1 Innovative Country

Japan #1 Innovative Country: Thomson Reuters publishes the 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators List Thomson Reuters, provider of intelligence information, honors the 100 most innovative organizations for the fourth time. In the annual 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators list, Asia … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Young Researchers’ Exchange Program between Japan and Switzerland

Young Researchers’ Exchange Program between Japan and Switzerland A new call for exchange grants has been launched by the Japanese-Swiss Science and Technology Programme together with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The call is open to … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Swiss News |

Attempt to develop long-term vaccine against all flu viruses

Attempt to develop long-term vaccine against all flu viruses Flu viruses can be very dangerous to human beings. New vaccines have to get developed every year, because viruses mutate very quickly. Virologist Professor Lars Hangartner from the University of Zurich … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Increasing number of spin-offs supported by ETH Zurich and EPFL

Increasing number of spin-offs supported by ETH Zurich and EPFL Since 1996, more than 300 spin-offs were founded at ETH Zurich resulting in the employment of 2500 people and a business volume that amounted to CHF 585 Mio in 2013. … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

World’s Smallest Swiss Cross made by Swiss-Japanese Researcher Team

World’s Smallest Swiss Cross made by Swiss-Japanese Researcher Team An international team of researchers around Japanese and Swiss Researchers Shigeki Kawai and Ernst Meyer from the Department of Physics at the University of Basel manufactured the smallest Swiss Cross – … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich receive USD 120 million donation

ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich receive USD 120 million donation The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have received a donation of USD 120 Mio by Synthes-founder Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. The donation will be used by … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |