Monthly Archives: June 2016

Swiss Lecturer at Japanese GNSS Summer School

The ETH Zurich spin-off u-blox AG is one of Switzerland’s most successful IoT-related companies. With more than 750 employees it is — together with Sensirion — also one of ETH Zurich’s biggest spin-offs. The company is well-known for smallest GPS receivers and … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Introduction of new Internship Page

The S&T Office Tokyo is happy to announce the introduction of an internship page to its website. Internship offers in Japan from Japanese companies exclusively looking for Swiss people or graduates from Swiss universities, as well as internal offers will … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

Swiss students build world’s fastest E-racing car

Some people may say that Swiss are slow, but 30 students of ETH Zurich and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts just proved them wrong: In less than one year, the Formula Student team at the Academic Motorsports … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Swiss Alumni Kansai Chapter Gathering

As many Swiss Alumni from the Kansai area (Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe) usually cannot attend the alumni gatherings in Tokyo due to the distance, the Kansai chapter organizes several events a year for its members. Following the invitation of chapter head Yuta … Continue reading

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University of Zurich makes the top ten

Thomson Reuters published for the first time a ranking of Europe’s top 100 innovative universities. As the main criteria for evaluation are not only academic papers but also the number of patent filings, many institutions listed are technical universities. However, … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Study abroad fairs

As the promotion of Swiss higher education is part of the mission of the Science and Technology Office Tokyo, organizing the “Swiss Universities” booth at different universities’ study abroad fairs is also one of its tasks. This year’s first fair attended was … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

Swiss experts meet with Vice Presidents of Japan’s top research universities

Prof. Michel Oris, Vice-Rector of the University of Geneva met with executives of a consortium of 11 top Japanese research universities, RU11, to exchange their experiences aimed at achieving excellence in research and innovation. The event co-hosted by the Science … Continue reading

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