Monthly Archives: November 2016

First Kyoto Swiss Alumni Symposium!

The first Swiss Alumni Symposium in Kyoto organized by Yuta Daigi (UZH)and Aurelio Cortese (EPFL) was a great success. The symposium took place in the beautiful “Yoshida Izumidono” building next to the Kyoto University campus. The theme of the symposium was “studying in/about/with Switzerland … Continue reading

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Blue Planet Prize 2016 in Swiss hands: Prof. Markus Borner

This year’s esteemed Blue Planet Prize from the Asahi Glass Foundation was awarded to Prof. Markus Borner (Honorary Professor of the University of Glasgow) who has been at the forefront of the conservation and management initiatives to protect endangered wildlife … Continue reading

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Joint ETH Zurich – Tokyo University Workshop

More than 40 researchers gathered on November 9 and 10 at the University of Tokyo for a workshop headed by Prof. Suga from the Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo and Prof. Piel from the Institute of Microbiology at … Continue reading

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Successful start of a new presentation series

  Prof. Dr. Daniel Citterio was the first speaker in the newly initiated series “Swiss’ Experiences: Thriving and Surviving in Japan”, organized jointly by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo and the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry SCCIJ. The … Continue reading

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Swiss art and design universities “imported” by up-and-coming Japanese designers

Six Swiss art and design universities were showcased at the successful Re-Importation exhibition by seven up-and-coming Japanese designers who studied outside of Japan, including four graduates freshly out of ECAL. Almost 500 guests, mostly prospective students, journalists covering the relevant … Continue reading

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Re-Importation Photos (private)

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2nd Swiss-Kyoto Symposium leads to closer collaboration

After the Kyoto Symposium has been held in Autumn of 2013 in Switzerland (during the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations) with more than 100 researchers traveling from Kyoto University to Zurich, the follow-up event took place this week in Kyoto. Less researchers … Continue reading

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Miraikan’s DC Expo peers into the future of digital content

Past weekend the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan hosted the 2016 edition of its DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO, organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). The exhibition featured a selection of 20 innovative technologies and … Continue reading

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