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The Science & Technology Office compiles news on startups which are related to Science & Technology.


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

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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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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

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Japan leading the Virtual Reality race

Is Japan prepared for Virtual Reality? The FCCJ held on Thursday, October 20th an event on Japan’s position in the VR race and the possibility for Japan to be one of the world’s major actor in that domain. Indeed, with … Continue reading

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Swiss booths at Tokyo Game Show 20th anniversary

The Tokyo Game Show 2016 with its 614 exhibitors managed to attract 271, 224 visitors during the four-day event. Among the big game companies and the astonishing crowd, we found two edelweisses : Mr. Whale’s Game Service from Zürich and … Continue reading

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