Category Archives: Past Events

Swiss universities featured at study abroad fairs in Japan

As every year, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo was present at many study abroad fairs across Japan to promote and raise interest for Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences. They are the perfect opportunity to strengthen ties between … Continue reading

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Swiss Universities at EHEF in Tokyo and Osaka

Like every year, the Science & Technology Office was promoting Swiss Universities at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) at Meiji University in Tokyo on May 19th and at the International House in Osaka on May 20th. Over the course … Continue reading

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Japanese Architecture, Swiss Inspirations: Architecture short-films series launched in Kyoto

The short-films series “Japanese Architecture – Swiss Inspirations: 8 portraits from Tokyo”  was officially launched at the Museum of Kyoto a cultural heritage building in the presence of over 80 guests and a very special guest from Switzerland, Prof. Dr. … Continue reading

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CSEM commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the world’s first quartz watch in Tokyo

The Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the world’s first quartz watch invented in Neuchâtel by its forerunner, the Centre Electronique Horloger (CEH), with a technology workshop and a reception organized in Tokyo. A … Continue reading

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Looking back at the second round of “Swiss’ Experiences”

The second round of the presentation and discussion series “Swiss’ Experiences: Thriving and Surviving in Japan” was successful completed this summer after another four very insightful presentations by Swiss speakers. Organized in collaboration between the Science & Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of … Continue reading

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Video highlighting CYBATHLON & TWIICE visit premiered in Sagamihara!

A video produced by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo on the occasion of the visit of Cybathlon co-directors Roland Sigrist and Dario Wyss as well as members of TWIICE, the exoskeleton that competed in the first Cybathlon in 2016 … Continue reading

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Swiss universities drew a lot of interest at study abroad fairs this spring

As in every year, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo represented all Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences at various study abroad fairs held at Japanese universities this spring. The fairs offer an excellent opportunity to strengthen the exchange … Continue reading

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Architects from Basel and Kyoto Design Lab: workshop on how water shapes Kyoto

Professor Manuel Herz, teaching Critical Urbanism at the University of Basel, and architect Shadi Rahbaran of Rahbaran Hürzeler Architekten visited Kyoto Institute of Technology’s (KIT) Design Lab (D-lab) to follow up on a workshop on urban metabolism, or the cycle of  energy, water, … Continue reading

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Swiss Universities’ Alumni & Friends Japan gatherings in Tokyo and Kyoto

Alumni gatherings are being held periodically, offering former students in Switzerland to keep their ties to Switzerland and to each other. Most recently, the Kansai alumni chapter met for an informal get-together in Kyoto. Newcomers discovered Japanese “Swiss-German” speakers, while … 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

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