Indonesia to create 100 Science Parks with Ideon as a model

October 27, 2016News

Ideon and Sven Tore Holm, the first CEO of Ideon Science Park, have been active in the program that Lund University has organized in cooperation with the Indonesian delegation.

The Indonesian government and its universities want to learn how Ideon Science Park was buildt and has grown since 1983, in cooperation with Lund University. This knowledge will be used creating 100 new Science Parks.

A certification ceremony took place in Lund on October 21. The event will be followed by a visit from the Indonesian ambassador Bagas Hapsoro S.H., M.A, with the title Ambassador Extra Ordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Kingdom of Sweden and Republic of Latvia, which will take place on October 28.

At the moment 40 Indonesian students are registered at Lund University, as a part of the program. The education in Entrepreneurship & Science Park Development is tailor made for Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) in Indonesia.

The program is a part of the established cooperation between Sweden and Indonesia, aiming to strengthen and develop the cooperation within science, technology and innovation. The target is to increase the capacity of a realisation of a national innovation ecosystem in Indonesia.