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  • Latest News

    • July 30, 2015 Japan stopover of Swiss-led Race for Water Odyssey

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The Race for Water Odyssey, a catamaran cruise around the world to raise awareness on plastic pollution of the oceans, has made its first Asian stopover in Yokohama. The project is supported by Swissnex and lead by Swiss skipper Stève Ravussin and expedition leader Marco Simeoni. Swissnex is a state sponsored network of science and technology outposts aimed at connecting Switzerland with the world's innovative hubs.[more]

    • July 20, 2015 Nestlé: Five years for a risotto

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Solar Impulse, the world’s first attempt to fly around the globe in a solar-powered aircraft, has to stay in Hawaii until spring 2016 due to battery damage during the last Pacific flight. While the plane is fuelled by sun light, the two pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg also need some "fuel" to survive on the long legs of the flight around the world. Their meals and snacks have been developed over the course of five years by scientists and food experts at the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.[more]

    • July 17, 2015 First ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 celebrated

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The Swiss region around Zermatt celebrates its mountain. Exactly 150 years ago, the first people stood on the summit atop the Matterhorn. This is celebrated with countless festivities from a light up the mountain trail to an open-air theatre about the first successful ascent in 1865. The Jubilee Week lasts from 10 to 18 July. The more than 500 climbers who died on the mountain were remembered with a "day of quiet".[more]

    • July 13, 2015 SCCIJ Luncheon about hidden bias and identity

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - More than 40 members and guests of the SCCIJ enjoyed an informative and entertaining luncheon lecture of Ms. Mitsuru Claire Chino of Itochu Corporation, the first female executive officer at a Japanese trading company, about identity layers, hidden (gender) biases and personal value creation. For this, she shared her own experiences, included the views of the audience and explained her ideas on overcoming stereotypes and succeeding as a woman in a corporate environment. [more]

    • July 10, 2015 Givaudan expands flavour capabilities in Japan

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      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Givaudan, the world's leading flavour and fragrance company, has opened a new, best-in-class technical centre and offices in downtown Tokyo. Designed to deliver a superior level of creative flavour and taste solutions, the CHF 12 million investment demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to the food and beverage manufacturing sector in Japan. To support further growth and development, Givaudan has appointed Fabrizio Raho as Commercial Head and Company Manager, Japan.[more]

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