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Past Events 2021

November 2021

Project TOT City - Tokyo Olympics 2020: Transformations, City and Citizenship in a Case Study

The Embassy of Switzerland in Japan hosted a forum of the project TOT City - Tokyo Olympics 2020: Transformations, City and Citizenship in a Case Study at the Ambassador’s residence on November 29, 2021.

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November 2021

University of Zurich at Science Agora

A University of Zurich series "Science from Switzerland" was present at the Science Agora 2021, one of the largest science communication platforms in Japan. The Science Agora was an online event and consisted of two parts, a pre-event called Pre-Agora in October and the main event Science Agora in November. 4 different institutes/departments from the University of Zurich presented either at the Pre-Agora or Science Agora date, where their activities and research projects was introduced followed by interactions with the audience.

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October 2021

SWISSTECH in Japan 2021: Targeting BEYOND-ZERO societies

Climeworks and Synhelion, two highly innovative Swiss startups, presented their excellent solutions towards decarbonization to a Japanese audience together with an academic expert on October 25, 2021. The event was held in English with Japanese simultaneous translation.

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September 2021

Online Workshops "An entire CO2 Neutral Region?"

The “Sarnetz – Simulation-Game Energia 2020” introduced by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) was unveiled in Japan for the first time as an online experience where students could learn about Swiss efforts and commitment towards sustainability. The workshop attended by professors and students from six universities throughout Japan created positive resonance and may lead to the Swiss case study being taught at Japanese universities.

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S&T Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland / Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
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September 2021

EPFL Virtual Space Tour at BASE Q Tokyo Midtown Hibiya

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) presented two amazing experiences in Tokyo. Namely a VR platform where you can fully immerse yourself in the most advanced and detailed virtual map of the Universe and a thrilling cooperative virtual escape game taking place in a lunar base and its mission control center.
From September 18 - 19, EPFL Virtual Space Tour travelled to BASE Q at Tokyo Midtown Hibiya.
The projects could be experienced during the day and talk events were held in the evening that could be attended online or onsite.

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August 2021

CYBATHLON Exhibition at Science Museum

The Science Museum in Tokyo did hold an exhibition on CYBATHLON to share impressions of the global competition held last year, where also several Japanese Teams participated.

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Credits: Takao Ochi/Kanpara Press
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August 2021

EPFL Space projects at Science Museum

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) presented two amazing experiences at the Science Museum Tokyo. Namely a VR platform where you can fully immerse yourself in the most advanced and detailed virtual map of the Universe and a thrilling cooperative virtual escape game taking place in a lunar base and its mission control center.

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