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Switzerland and Japan, keen to strengthen scientific cooperation

On the occasion of a meeting on 5 May in Bern, Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, and Toshiei Mizuochi,  State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, reviewed the ongoing cooperation between Switzerland … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Obuchi Lab of U of Tokyo visits Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

A group of students and staff from the Obuchi Laboratory of the Department of Architecture, the University of Tokyo visited Gramazio Kohler Research of ETH Zurich early spring as part of the strategic partnership initiative between the two universities. During … Continue reading

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3rd Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan 2017

Swiss excellence in the medtech field was presented during 19-21 April, 2017 at MEDTEC Japan, Asia’s largest trade-show dedicated to the design and manufacturing of medical devices. The Swiss Medtech Pavilion at the expo featured laboratories and spin-offs from ETH … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Technology and social inclusion – the Cybathlon approach, featured in Tokyo

The efforts of Cybathlon, a Swiss invention, to connect not only technology experts with the disabled but also to bring them together with the public, was highlighted in Tokyo in front of media, industry experts and the general public. The … Continue reading

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NCCR D-Fab (ETH Zurich) and T-ADS (U of Tokyo) presenting in Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde exhibition, Paris

The works of National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication hosted at ETH Zurich and the University of Tokyo Advanced Design Studies Unit (T-ADS) are exhibited in the ongoing “Mutations – Créations / Imprimer le monde (Printing the … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

New Japanese corporate accelerator open to global startups

The startup Creww (yes, with two “w”) stands at the center of one of the largest startup communities in Japan and hosts an open innovation platform that connects Japanese companies with international startups. The ideal startups are those focused on marketing … Continue reading

Posted in Startups |

Swiss accelerators are looking for promising international startups!

Kickstart Accelerator Kickstart Accelerator is an initiative by digitalswitzerland and one of Europe’s largest multi-corporate, zero equity accelerators, whose goal is to foster the Swiss innovation ecosystem globally. The 11-week program offers co-working space, access to corporate partners, top-level mentors … Continue reading

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7th Annual Event for the Swiss Universities’ Alumni & Friends Japan in Kansai

Upon invitation by the chapter heads Yuta Daigi and Aurelio Cortese as well as the Science & Technology Office Tokyo, eleven Swiss University alumni gathered in Kyoto for the 7th Swiss Universities’ Alumni & Friends Kansai event. Meeting point was the … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News, Past Events |

Visit Live Demo of Exoskeleton TWIICE at the Swiss Medtech Pavilion (April 19-21, 2017)

Don’t miss the rare opportunity and visit us at the Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan 2017 (April 19-21, 2017, booth no. 907)! The exoskeleton TWIICE, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), will be presented by … Continue reading

Posted in Cybathlon, Japan News |

Japanese Banks Answer to Rising Competition in the Fintech Race

Banks and other players in Japan are increasingly launching initiatives to catch up in the fintech race, with rivals in the USA and Europe, as well as tech giants like Apple and Google, especially in the area of payment services … Continue reading

Posted in Startups |