Monthly Archives: April 2016

A unique workshop for Swiss medtech start-ups in Tokyo

A unique workshop for participants of the Swiss Medtech Pavilion and other Swiss start-ups in Tokyo was held on Monday, April 25 following MEDTEC Japan 2016. The one-day workshop included a visit to Tokyo-university based start-up LPìxel Inc. and Canon … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events, Startups |

Successful Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan 2016

This year, Switzerland participated in MEDTEC Japan with a shared pavilion for the second time in response to strong demand from the Swiss co-participants. Asia’s largest trade-show dedicated to the design and manufacturing of medical devices showcased 504 exhibitors and attracted 34’018 visitors … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

First pictures from Mars: CaSSIS-Camera

The high-resolution camera sends its first pictures from space. About a month ago, on March 14 the ExoMars-ship started the journey to Mars. The ship should arrive by October this year. Researchers of the CaSSIS project already announced that the system … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Tokyo University spin-off SCHAFT unveils awesome new bipedal robot

For the past three years, since having been taken over by X (Alphabet’s experimental technology lab) , there has been little news from SCHAFT, the company which originated from the JSK Robotics Laboratory (University of Tokyo). Finally, they made an appearance again at the New … Continue reading

Posted in Cybathlon, Japan News |

The Innovation Factory: Elmar Mock in Japan

Serial innovator, entrepreneur, lecturer, essayist, co-inventor of Swatch and founder of Creaholic: Mr. Elmar Mock can hardly be described through only one of his many roles and achievements. On his mission to inspire young people and drive their innovation skills, he … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events, Swiss News |

Swiss Post Delegation with an interest in Asian Startup Ecosystem

After brief visits in Shanghai (facilitated by Swissnex China) and Seoul (in collaboration with S&T Office Seoul), the delegation of Swiss Post headed by their CEO Ms. Susanne Ruoff landed in Tokyo for the last part of their Asian exploration trip. … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events, Swiss News |

Sakura, Sakura – Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

This post is neither about Science & Technology, Education, Research nor Innovation. It’s about Sakura, the white stunning white blossoms that are covering Tokyo at this moment, and their beauty. Please enjoy the photos taken this morning near Naka-Meguro in Tokyo along the Meguro … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |