January 2020

IPB University Intensifies Collaboration with KOICA for Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Environmental Management

Partnership between IPB University and KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency) Indonesia results in a plan to develop a Green-Bio Instrumentation Center in IPB University for high quality research. The implementation of this collaboration is planned for expected span of 7 (seven) years, starting from 2021. Training programs, scholarship grants, and development of research laboratories are part of the planned projects stemming from this collaboration. While for KOICA, this collaboration is part of the Republic of Korea’s Strategic Plan for developing countries. Read more >

IPB University Partakes in MIT-Indonesia Research Alliance (MIRA) Research Collaboration Program

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia altogether with 10 (ten) other top-tier, autonomous Indonesian public universities (including IPB University) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which is based in Boston, U.S.A., launched a new 5-year-long research collaboration. Named “MIT-Indonesia Research Alliance (MIRA)”, myriad fields as research focus ranged from energy (technology policy), health and food technology (food safety, health treats and pharmaceutical), sustainable transport, ICT (supply chain technology), advanced material/nanotechnology, disaster mitigation (environmental sensing-and-response and climate change) until social sciences and humanities. Read more >

IPB Expands Partnership with Strategic Partners in Japan

IPB University, represented by Rector, Prof. Dr. Arif Satria, expands partnerships with multiple universities in Japan. The strategic partners are namely Kyoto University, Osaka University, and Nara Institute of Science and Technology. These partnerships include projects with IPB University’s Science and Technology Park, student exchanges, interdisciplinary research for Indonesia’s commodities, the attainment of insights into Agriculture 4.0 in Japan, and many more. Prof. Anas Miftah Fauzi also was granted “The Global Alumni Fellow” of Osaka University. Read more >

Teaming up with Japanese and Chinese Students, IPB University Student Named 1st Place for Hult Prize Summit in Japan

A multinational team formed by IPB University Graduate Student, Aryanis Mutia Zahra, wins 1st place in the Hult Prize on Campus Competition, making them eligible to compete in the Hult Prize Regional to be held early 2020. Her teammates are comprised of Nur Rahmawati Ayukaryana from Bandung Institute of Technology, Hua Yajun from Dalian University of Technology, China, and Miki Tatsuma from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. Called ‘Mhaerofilter’, this time tries to overcome batik industrial waste and plastic bottle waste. Read more>

Erbron-C: Technological Creation of IPB University Students Wins 5 Awards in Various Competitions

A tool to effectively harvest palm fruit called Erbron-C, creation of IPB University students have won at least 5 awards in 2019, both on national and international levels. The awards were received from PIMNAS, Tanoto Student Research Award, AESEP Design Competition, ASEAN-India, and the Ministry of Education and Culture. Erbron-C has been field-tested and is in works to be mass produced and sold to palm oil plantations across Indonesia. Read more >