Upcoming Events

Technology and Social Inclusion – the Cybathlon approach

Monday, April 17, 2017, 19:00- (doors open 18:45)
Nicolas G. Hayek Center 14F Cité du Temps

      Join us for an exciting evening where…

    •  – the organizers will talk about plans towards Cybathlon 2020 for the first time in Japan!
    •  – a Swiss paraplegic athlete will walk with her exoskeleton live!
    •  – Japanese contestants in the first Cybathlon will give updates!
    •  – the International Committee of the Red Cross will present global humanitarian efforts!

Please find more information here.

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      • Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan 2017 
      • Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan April 19-21, 2017

Join us at Asia’s most important medtech related Expo: MEDTEC Japan 

Join the Swiss Medtech Pavilion at MEDTEC Japan, Asia’s largest trade-show dedicated to the design and manufacturing of medical devices. As co-exhibitor at the Swiss Medtech Pavilion, Swiss research institutes and young companies involved in the medtech field will have an excellent platform to present and promote their activities, disseminate up-to-date information, foster networking and establish new partnerships. It is ideal for gaining an overview of cutting-edge R&D activities, learning the latest technological trends, finding partners in Japan and Asia and accessing the growing opportunities in the medtech domain.

Please find more information here.


      • Colloquium «Les motifs littéraires de l’ethnologie»
      • Auditorium de la maison franco-japonaise, 3-9-25, Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
      • April 21-22, 2017

Uniting speakers from the fields of anthropology, history and literature, this colloquium wants to take a closer look at the links between the social sciences and humanities, and literature studies – in France and Japan. Please refer to the organizer’s website for detailed information.

This event was organized in collaboration with the University of Geneva and supported by the S&T Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan.
Please note that the colloquium will be held in French and Japanese.
You can sign up directly with the organizers.


      • Swiss’ Experiences: Thriving and Surviving in Japan
      • 19:00 – 20:00: Presentation and Discussion
      • 20:00 – 21:00: Networking

Presentation & Discussion Series with Speakers from Switzerland

The S&T Office Tokyo at 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 Japan. Please join us for interesting talks, discussions and networking; Participation is free, but registration is required!

Please note that due to high-demand we would like to limit this series to people who have a (even loose) connection to Switzerland and can contribute to the discussion.

Please save the dates:
Wednesday, May 31; Thursday, June 29

Past Presentations (since November 2016):