Welcomes Industry 4.0, Ministry of Industry Builds Innovation Ecosystem

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, March 15 2018 - 17:47 IWST

Airlangga Hartarto (dok INDUSTRY.co.id)
Airlangga Hartarto (dok INDUSTRY.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Indonesia has great potential in the development of the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0.

In order to realize these targets, innovation centers are needed in an effort to increase the competence of human resources (HR) and the growth of new entrepreneurs industry ready to implement the latest digital technology.

"The government has prepared various supporting infrastructure, one of which is to build an innovation ecosystem," said Minister of Industry of Airlangga Hartarto in Jakarta (14/3/2018).

In terms of the development of this digital-based industry, the Ministry of Industry has facilitated through the construction of incubation buildings for startup businesses, among others in Bandung Techno Park, Bali Creative Industry Center (BCIC) or TohpaTI Center, Incubator Business Center in Semarang, Makassar Technopark, and Mobile Phone Design Center in Batam.

"In addition, we also with the private sector encourage the development of Nongsa Digital Park (NDP) in Batam," said Airlangga.

These areas are the basis for innovation and creativity for industry players in the digital field who want to develop software, web, applications, movies and animations, as well as other digital programs.

Minister believes, the development of startup in Indonesia will grow significantly as the demographic bonus momentum is experienced because the business is in great demand by millenial generation. For that, the young Indonesian children are expected to master the English language, statistics, and coding.

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