Gathering Partner to Build Better Indonesia Battery Ecosystem

South Tangerang, 26 July 2022 – “Together we can give a solution for battery and especially for Indonesia”. This was stated by Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Evvy Kartini, Founder of the National Battery Research Institute (NBRI), at the NBRI Focus Group Discussion with Partners (26/7). This event brought together NBRI with strategic partners in the battery sector in Indonesia from various sectors such as the industrial sector, higher education, and research institutions.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Evvy Kartini added that the development of the battery sector requires support from many parties. The industrial sector has a role in ensuring that the battery products that will be produced can utilize local mineral resources. The industrial sector also needs the support of research strengths from research institutions. In addition, Indonesia also needs assistance from universities to produce qualified human resources in the battery sector.

In line with this, Prof. Alan J. Drew, Co-founder of the National Battery Research Institute (NBRI), also expressed his support for advancing the development of Indonesian batteries. Prof. Alan J. Drew believes that advancing batteries will improve Indonesia's position in the world. Batteries are an essential factor in human life in the future that can affect various sectors such as the economy, food, environment, etc.

The NBRI with Partners Focus Group Discussion activity was also attended by Komjen. Pol. (Purn.) Ir. Nanan Soekarna (Chairman of the Indonesian Nickel Miners Association), Ir. I Made Dana Tangkas, M.Si, IPU, ASEAN. Eng (President & Founder, IBIMA & IOI), Ir. Pratjojo Dewo M.Sc (President Director, PT Komatsu Indonesia), Leomirnandi Karamoy (President Director, PT Pembangunan Sulteng), Yonathan Parlindungan (Country Director, PT UL Indonesia), Hasanuddin Thoyieb (Vice Chancellor of Dian Nusantara University), Prof. Dr. eng. Fergyanto E. Gunawan (Professor at BINUS University), etc.

This event carries the theme “Strengthening battery ecosystem through partnership”. This Focus Group Discussion became a room to share insights and views on battery development in Indonesia. NBRI and its partners in this forum shared their plans and views of each agency on the issue of battery development. Through this activity, it is hoped that stakeholders in the battery sector in Indonesia will be able to unite their common desire to advance the Indonesian battery industry through collaboration between sectors from upstream to downstream. (HQ)

Date : 13 September 2022
Written by : NBRI
 
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