Monthly Archives: August 2016

Swiss start-up TwentyGreen founds sister company in Fukuoka

TwentyGreen AG, a Swiss company, announced the establishment of a sister company in Fukuoka, Japan. TwentyGreen, based in Luzern, Switzerland, is an active Start-up company in the bio-technology industry, producing a triple active probiotic that addresses the three major problems of … Continue reading

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EU project coordinated by Bern University of Applied Sciences and the YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory in Japan

An open platform for the Smart City The E-Government Institute of the Bern University of Applied Sciences has won an important EU- funded project. Together with partners in Europe and Japan a platform is being developed, on which open government … Continue reading

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KIT’s KYOTO Design Lab presents works in collaboration with ETH Zurich

*KIT D-Lab has introduced our blog! Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT)’s KYOTO Design Lab presented its works in collaboration with ETH Zurich at an opening event of their design exhibition on agriculture and tourism. Assistant Prof. Takuya Miyake, Faculty of … Continue reading

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Gotthard Tunnel presented in Tokyo — from a project management and civil engineering perspective

Dr. Renzo Simoni, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alp Transit Gotthard Ltd. which manages the Gotthard Base Tunnel project, gave two presentations in Tokyo this summer in commemoration of the friendly ‘takeover’ of the title “the world’s longest tunnel” from … Continue reading

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International Medtech & Pharma Platform in Basel

(This is a guest post by the organizers of the International Medtech & Pharma Platform.) The international congress “Medtech & Pharma Platform” takes place in Basel this year. The International Medtech & Pharma Platform is the foremost conference in the emerging … Continue reading

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Zurich presented as frontrunner in “architecture x digital”

Zurich was presented as the frontrunner in the “architecture x digital” world to an enthusiastic audience at TechShop Japan in Tokyo, by Mr. Keisuke Toyoda, architect and co-founder of noiz architects. Mr. Toyoda, who recently visited ETH Zurich, Empa and … Continue reading

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Alumni Event in Tokyo: Prof. Jaffé discusses Children’s Rights

Friday, August 5, 2016 Prof. Jaffé from the University of Geneva gave a presentation hosted by Prof. Shin, an Alumni of HEID-University of Geneva, at Aoyama Gakuin University. Twenty Swiss University Alumni and other interested viewers participated at Prof. Jaffé’s captivating lecture … Continue reading

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Vote for CSEM – top innovator of Europe!

CSEM, the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology, was selected by the European Commission to participate in the Innovation Radar among 40 top innovators from 17 countries in Europe! During the whole month of August, the public can vote for their favorite innovator among 40 nominees who have been … Continue reading

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WIRED Japan visits Switzerland: Computational City!

Mr. Keisuke Toyoda, Wired Japan Journalist, architect and co-founder of noize architects, visited Switzerland to explore Zurich’s “digital architecture” for Wired Japan’s New School of Architecture Issue (Vol. 24). In his 12-page report titled “Computational City – 建築とデジタルの最前衛” (Computational City – the … Continue reading

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