Mastering Technology to Strengthen Competitiveness
The 26th commemoration of National Technology Awakening Day serves as an opportunity to strengthen the national industry based on research and innovation.
JAKARTA, KOMPAS – It is important to continue pursuing mastery and sovereignty of technology even amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Technology, for one, is crucial to manage and downstream various natural resources so as to produce added value and create job opportunities.
During the 26th virtual commemoration of National Technology Awakening Day in Jakarta on Tuesday (10/8/2021), President Joko Widodo commanded the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), which was established through Presidential Regulation No. 33/2021, to devise a number of strategies in order to achieve technological sovereignty and control of production.