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Shinnenkai 2020

Prof. Detlef Günther

Vice President Research, ETH Zurich

© Simon von Gunten, 2020
Monday, January 20, 2020 17:30 - 21:00
  • Zunfthaus zur Meisen
    Münsterhof 20
    8001 Zurich
  • Detlef Günther Vice President, ETH Zurich
  • Martin Herb President, SJCC
  • Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
In Cooperation with
  • Ikebana International - Zürich Chapter

Switzerland and Japan: Strong Partners in Research and Development

Keynote address by Prof. Dr. Detlef Günther, Vice President for Research and Corporate Relations, ETH Zurich

17:30 Start Registration

18:00 Welcome

  • Martin Herb, President SJCC

18:05 Ikebana Demonstration

  • Martha Bachmann, Ikebana International

18:15 Strong Partners in Research and Development: Switzerland and Japan

  • Prof. Dr. Detlef Günther, Vice President for Research and Corporate Relations, ETH Zurich

18:35 Q & A

19:00 Sake Barrel Opening Ceremony “Kagami-Biraki”

19:10 Apéro Riche with Sushi from SJCC Member Shinsen

About the Guest Speaker:

Detlef Günther was appointed as Assistant Professor at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of ETH Zurich in 1998 and became associate Professor in July 2003. Since February 2008 he is full Professor for Trace Element and Micro Analysis and since January 2015 Vice President for Research and Corporate Relations of ETH Zurich.

In his role as Vice President for Research and Corporate Relations he is in charge of the Executive Board domain for Research and Corporate Relations. In this capacity, he is essentially responsible for strategic guidance of research initiatives, research funding, the application of research results (technology transfer) and partnerships with industry.

Professor Günter visited the Graduate School of Engineering of Kyoto University in October 2018. He got a fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2013.

Ikebana Workshop

Directly before the Shinnenkai, Ikebana International Zurich is hosting an Ikebana Workshop at the same location.


This event is kindly supported by: