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


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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Swiss start-up TwentyGreen founds sister company in Fukuoka

TwentyGreen AG, a Swiss company, announced the establishment of a sister company in Fukuoka, Japan. TwentyGreen, based in Luzern, Switzerland, is an active Start-up company in the bio-technology industry, producing a triple active probiotic that addresses the three major problems of … Continue reading

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Panasonic Accelerator 2016 open for Swiss Startups!

Together with the open innovation platform provider creww, Panasonic opened its “Panasonic Accelerator 2016” program to international startups, also allowing Swiss startups to apply! If you’re a startup that wants to sell to Japanese companies or work with them to … Continue reading

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Driverless Robot Shuttle bus service at shopping mall to be launched

Just a few days after the dark news on autonomous driving, a fatal accident with a Tesla car, there are good news on the same topic from Japan. Mobile gaming company DeNA teams up with NTT DoCoMo to provide a driverless … Continue reading

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