Monthly Archives: March 2016

Swiss Alumni Hanami BBQ 2016

One of the most important opportunities for the Swiss Alumni community in Japan to get together is the traditional Hanami, annually organised by the Science and Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland. As this year’s event was set during the … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

Pioneers Asia: Swiss startup “swie.io” wins pitching contest

Veni, vidi, vici: Lausanne based startup company SWIE.IO‘s CEO, Ben Zhai, came to Japan upon invitation by Pioneers.asia, took part in the 90-sec pitching contest and impressed the jury with his clear vision on creating the next-generation platform for agile electronics … Continue reading

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Times Higher Education Ranking: ETH Zurich best university in Continental Europe

Compiled after the world rankings, Times Higher Education released the list of Europe’s 200 top universities 2016. Considering the size of the country, Switzerland managed to place a surprising 9 universities on the list, and two of these are even within … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Three Swiss Startups at Pioneers Asia!

We are very proud to announce that not only the Swiss startup Versantis (presented earlier in this blog), but also two other Swiss startups have been selected as finalists for this year’s Pioneers Asia! Versantis as well as BestMile (see … Continue reading

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Japanese-Swiss Energy Materials Workshop

The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Empa hosted the Japanese Swiss Energy Materials Workshop taking place from March 7-9, 2016. About 15 researchers, both well-established in their respective fields as well as young researchers from various Japanese … Continue reading

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Swiss Technology off to Mars!

The University of Bern’s Center of Space and Habitability (CSH) again announced cutting-edge technology: A high resolution camera (5 metres per pixel) built at the center in only 23 month will be launched to Mars on Monday, March 14, with ESA’s … Continue reading

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