On March 7, 2021 the Founder of NBRI Prof. Evvy Kartini participated as a speaker at Materials Chat Room (MATCHARoom) with the theme “Get to know MRS-INA & the Role of Materials / Metallurgy in the Indonesian Battery Industry”. On this occasion, Prof. Evvy explained about the milestone of Materials Research Society Indonesia (MRS-INA). So far the MRS-INA has conducted many conferences and workshops, one of which is the general assembly. This is MRS-INA's commitment to the role of Metallurgical materials in the Indonesian battery industry.
MRS-INA also organized the International Conference on Advanced Material Technology (ICAMT) in Conjunction with International Conference of Multidisciplinary Research (ICMR) 2019. This Conference aims to provide an international forum in facilitating the presentation of scientific results in the fields of material science and other multidisciplinary sciences by national scientists, academics, industry and government, regional and international. On this occasion Prof. Evvy Kartini met Prof. Alan Drew from QMUL who eventually became the beginning of the formation of the NBRI.
NBRI was launched as The Center of Excellence Innovation of Battery and Renewable Energy Foundation which also aspires to be Indonesia's independent institute for electrochemical energy storage science and technology, supporting research, training, and education. NBRI activities consist of Focus Group Discussions, Lecture Sessions and Webinars. As part of the National Research Priorities, NBRI also provides NBRI one map which aims to gather information about various national researches throughout Indonesia.
In closing, Prof. Evvy Kartini stresses the importance of the need to focus on research, especially on batteries that will be made less biased by the dynamics of foreign interests. Indonesia is able to compete with the international community as long as it has a strong will and also the importance of research unity in order to maximize resources and not be wasted. NBRI is also ready to accommodate human resources, especially youth, to be able to contribute in the field of batteries and renewable energy.
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