News from Japan

News from Japan

The Science & Technology Office compiles news on Japan that is related to Science & Technology. We also report on events that we are participating in or organizing in Japan. Please do not forget to subscribe to our monthly newsletter.


Swiss’ Experiences #5: From Lacquerware to a Golden Lion

The first round of presentations in the series titled “Swiss’ Experiences: Surviving and Thriving in Japan” was concluded with another highlight: In the fifth edition, Dr. Vroni Shiohara elaborated on her story how she came to Japan, learned Japanese within a year and ended … Continue reading

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S&T Office goes virtual: VR Annual Report released!

Last year, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan decided to go virtual! All events were recorded with a 360-degree camera or photographed with a 3D camera in preparation for the first Virtual Reality … Continue reading

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Swiss’ Experiences #4 with Dr. Aurelio Cortese

Already the fourth time more than  30 Switzerland related participants met at Okuno & Partner’s offices to share and discuss their Japan experiences at the event-series titled “Swiss Experiences: Surviving and Thriving in Japan” organised jointly by the SCCIJ and the … Continue reading

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NCCR D-Fab visits Japan

A delegation from the National Centre of Competence in Research Digital Fabrication (NCCR D-Fab), visited Japan to meet with counterparts and potential partners in academia and industry. The group, invited to attend an academic symposium, took advantage of the occasion … Continue reading

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Nippon Koei Engineer Dr. Müller on his experiences in Japan – Swiss Experiences #3

Already round three of the successful “Swiss Experiences: Surviving and Thriving in Japan” series was held on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Again, more than 30 participants signed up to discuss their experiences in Japan. After presentations by a Swiss professor … Continue reading

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