Research and Technology Minister/National Research and Innovation Agency Chief, Bambang Brodjonegoro: Research and Industy Do Not Yet Trust Each Other
Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has a new task in hand. As head of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) he is responsible for down-streaming the results of studies by universities and research institutes.
THIS is an unprecedented duty not found in the portfolio of previous research ministers. “BRIN includes the word ‘innovation’, which is added to my performance indicator,” said Bambang to Tempo via video conference on Tuesday, August 4.
Bambang said that national research community has been focused more on publishing the results of their studies. Meanwhile, in order to establish an innovation-based economy, every research...