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  • Latest News

    • January 27, 2015 Gaipro network to strengthen G&S executive search


      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The Tokyo based executive search firm G&S Japan K.K. has acquired Gaipro Inc., the recruitment company of former SCCIJ president Mr. Martin Stricker, with its large pool of talented candidates in the Japan market and its strong Swiss network. "This will further enhance the leading position of G&S Japan on Executive Search and other value added services", Mr. Markus Gfeller, President and CEO of G&S Japan said. SCCIJ talked to him about the acquisition.[more]

    • January 23, 2015 Switzerland exhibits at Energy Awareness Lighting Event

      150123 Akari Event Outdoor

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Switzerland has been present with some showcases at SoEne Akari Park 2014, a unique exhibition aimed at raising public awareness on energy issues by introducing the world’s most advanced renewable energy technologies and lighting design. A representative of the Swiss Embassy opened the annual event. Several innovative and sustainable products of Swiss companies were on display at the exhibition in Ueno Park. [more]

    • January 20, 2015 Brave forecasts at SCCIJ January Luncheon

      150115 Luncheon Speaker allein

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The SCCIJ event year 2015 started with a bang: More than 50 guests and members of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan listened to some brave forecasts of Mr. Hiromichi Shirakawa, Chief Economist of Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Ltd., during his analysis of Japan's structural headwinds and their policy implications. Mr. Shirakawa predicted a strong Swiss franc despite negative interest rates. Hours later, the franc got even stronger as the Swiss National Bank abruptly gave up its Euro pegging. [more]

    • January 15, 2015 Roche and Meiji join forces on antibiotics

      150114 Roche Laboratory

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Roche from Switzerland, Meiji Seika from Japan and Fedora fro Canada are building a common front against the increasing bacterial resistance to antibiotics. The three companies entered into a license agreement for the development and commercialization of a new beta-lactamase inhibitor worth more than half a billion dollars. The drug restores or potentiates the activity of beta-lactam antibiotics such as penicillin and thus defeats even multi-drug-resistant strains of bacteria. [more]

    • January 13, 2015 New quality standard for watchmakers set

      150113 Haye

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The watchmaker and Swatch Group member Omega and the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) have announced a watch certification based on a new quality standard for the Swiss watchmaking industry. The certification is a reaction to a new anti-magnetic technology. The certification process is done by METAS is open for all watchmakers worldwide. Thus, it could also be used by the Japanese watch industry.[more]

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