Monthly Archives: October 2017

Swiss Art and Design Schools presented at “Re-Importation” Design Exhibition

Swiss art and design schools such as l’Ecole Cantonale des Arts de Lausanne (ECAL), Zurich University of the Arts (ZhDK), Lucerne University for Applied Science and Arts and the Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD) were highlighted at Re-Importation … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

RIKEN SPring-8 celebrates 20 years in user operation

On October 13-14, RIKEN celebrated the 20th anniversary of its SPring-8 in user operation. Executives of counterpart institutions including Prof. Dr. Leonid Rivkin, Deputy Director of Switzerland’s Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) attended the ceremony together with high-level guests from industry … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

PMI Japan Datathlon wraps up with an International Symposium

On October 13th, a symposium was organized by Philip Morris International (PMI) to officially conclude its sbv IMPROVER datathon in Japan which asked researchers for biological interpretation of omics (genomics, proteomics and metabolomics) datasets. Scientists from Switzerland and Japan presented … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

New Call for Bridging Grants to strenghten collaboration between Swiss scientists and Japan

There is a new call for Bridging to strengthen existing collaborations between Swiss scientists and their collaborating partners in Japan and other Asian countries. Researchers from Switzerland belonging to a university, a university of applied sciences, a university of teachers … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

New Call for Participants at the next Life Science Switzerland Annual Meeting (February 2019)

Life Science Switzerland (LS2) is very happy to announce call for applications for the “Pls of tomorrow: The Future of Swiss Research” session at the next LS2 Meeting, taking place in Lausanne, 12-13 February 2018. Selected participants will have the chance … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

ETH Zurich Alumni Reunites with President Guzzella at the Swiss Embassy

On the occasion of the visit to Japan of the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Lino Guzzella, ETH Zurich Alumni gathered at the Residence of the Swiss Embassy for a reception on September 30th. After a welcome address by Ambassador … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Swiss innovation landscape presented to Japanese CTOs

The Swiss innovation landscape was presented to Chief Technology Officers of some major Japanese companies. Ms. Kyoko Suzuki, Deputy Head of the Science & Technology Office Tokyo which supported the group in selecting where to visit and making introductions, was … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture partnering with Japanese Universities

Similarities in the Art of Architecture and the drive to perfection, favors the link between Japan and Switzerland. Yet, the language and physical distance combined with the respect for the other culture have been reasons for limited success in finding … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

EPFL students visit the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology

Around 50 bachelor and master students in Micro-engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) led by Prof. Hannes Bleuler and Prof. Pierre-André Besse visited the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology as part of a 10-day study tour … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

The Science & Technology Office was a Community Partner of the Fin/Sum Week !

The Science and Technology Office was for the first time a Community Partner of the Fintech Summit “FIN/SUM WEEK 2017” which took place in Tokyo from September 19th to September 22nd. The event was co-organized by Nikkei Shimbun, the Japanese … Continue reading

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