Monthly Archives: October 2016

Maxon celebrates 30 years in Japan with special guests including robots!

Maxon Japan Corp. celeberated its 30th anniversary in Japan this fall. The Japanese arm of Maxon Motors AG was congratulated by many happy clients including Kawada Robotics Corp. and Cybathlon contender Xiborg. CEO Eugen Elmiger and other executives from the … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences discover Asia

A delegation from Switzerland’s Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) visited Asia — China, Japan, Korea — to directly learn and experiences the challenges of (healthily) Aging Societies and their health care systems. The trip, organised by swissuniversities.ch in collaboration with Swissnex China, … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events, Swiss News |

UAS Delegation “healthy aging” – Photos

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Japan leading the Virtual Reality race

Is Japan prepared for Virtual Reality? The FCCJ held on Thursday, October 20th an event on Japan’s position in the VR race and the possibility for Japan to be one of the world’s major actor in that domain. Indeed, with … Continue reading

Posted in Startups |

ComCom Visit to Japan – Photos

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Swiss Universities at Waseda University International study-abroad fair

This year again, the S&T Office Tokyo represented Swiss universities at the Waseda University international study abroad fair that took place on October 7 . This event was  an opportunity to showcase the quality of Switzerland’s higher education with a booth … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Cybathlon 2016: Wakayama University’s RT-Movers most successful Japanese Team

World’s first Cybathlon took place last weekend, on October 8, in Zurich; 3 Japanese teams were present; they competed in 4 disciplines and were cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd and a group of supporters! Cybathlon is an international competition … Continue reading

Posted in Cybathlon, Swiss News |

First hydrogen station for passenger car launched in Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Institute of Materials Science and Technology Empa opened the first hydrogen station for passenger cars in its Dübendorf campus. This station will refill fuel-cell cars in about two to three minutes, allowing them to drive up to 600 kilometers. … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

New Presentation Series: Swiss’ Experiences – Surviving & Thriving in Japan

The Science & Technology Office Tokyo of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, in collaboration with the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan SCCIJ is organizing a presentation series, inviting Swiss speakers to talk and discuss their experiences in … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

Swiss-Japanese “Hydrogen Technology and Energy Storage” Workshop

Swiss and Japanese researchers gathered already the second time  this year to exchange their ideas and research-results on the topic of Energy; after the “Energy Materials” workshop hosted at Empa and co-organized by ETH Zurich and JST in March of this … Continue reading

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