February 29, 2024

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Indonesia boosts industrial product innovation with the latest technology

The Ministry of Industry continues to play a strong facilitative role to encourage industry players in the country to take advantage of various digital technologies to improve. The ministry is keen to promote the use of modern technology to support the production and marketing processes more efficiently. The move takes on more significance in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“One of the solutions in overcoming the national economic recovery is for industry players to make maximum use of technology in all lines,” said the Head of the Industrial Research and Development Agency (BPPI) of the Ministry of Industry, Doddy Rahadi in Jakarta.

The Head of BPPI explained that the application of technology, especially those based on industry 4.0, has the potential to produce product innovations according to consumer needs. This step will spur the competitiveness of the national industry to the global arena.

Moreover, the government has launched the road map for Making Indonesia 4.0 as a readiness measure and strategy for entering the industrial era 4.0. The main objective is to target Indonesia to become the top 10 countries with the strongest economy in the world by 2030.

The ministry is eager for industries in all sectors to adopt industrial technology 4.0 technology including the internet of things (IoT), Artificial Intelligent (AI), Big Data, Robotics, Cloud Computing and Nanotechnology. Doddy confirmed that there are 23 centres under BPPI spread across various provinces that can become partners for industry players in developing product innovation through the use of technology and research and development results.

Head of the Ministry of Industry’s Public Relations Bureau, Andi Rizaldi added that the Ministry of Industry has developed an online-based information system to make it easier for the public to get the latest information and data related to national industrial activities. “The information system is the National Industrial Information System (SIINas),” he said.

SIINas is an information technology development containing data on domestic industries, which is expected to monitor the development and development of domestic industries. This is in accordance with the mandate of the implementation of the Industrial Law No. 3 concerning Industry which includes various industrial data and technological developments.

In order to increase the capacity of technical services to domestic industry players, the Head of the Medan Industrial Research and Standardisation Centre (Barsitand), M. Nilzam, said that agency had built an information system in the form of an information dashboard, online video call room, laboratory information system and application facilities. All of which have been designed to facilitate testing and/or standardisation as well as online application for product certification.

In addition, Baristand Industri Medan regularly holds Industrial Customer Partner Gathering activities every year to expand working partners while increasing customer satisfaction with technical services provided to industry players.

“These efforts aim to support the improvement of services to our clients, and also as a medium to make it easier in the midst of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Nilzam.

The central and regional governments need to work together to accelerate, spread and evenly distribute industrial development throughout Indonesia. This is another goal of the Ministry of Industry, the agency that facilitates the development of industrial zoning.

Industrial development is not only carried out through a sectoral approach which is realised through strengthening industrial structures and competitiveness, but also needs through a spatial approach which is carried out through industrial zoning development,” said Director General of Resilience, Territory and International Industrial Access (KPAII), Dody Widodo.

These developments and comments are in line with Indonesia’s concerted efforts to further drive the nation’s digital transformation journey. OpenGov Asia recently reported on the comments of Director-General of Small, Medium and Miscellaneous Industries (IKMA) of the Ministry of Industry, Gati Wibawaningsih. She confirmed that the ministry believes digital technology, such as cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) is it is critical to boosting the productivity of the manufacturing sector, including small and medium industries (IKM) during the pandemic and the new normal thereafter.

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