Category: Indonesia

Indonesia wants Denmark and Norway to develop Malacca Strait






Indonesia’s Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya Sumadi, has encouraged firms from Denmark and Norway to join forces in building a sustainable marine infrastructure in Indonesia. On 28 November, Budi Karya Sumadi has issued a financing team focusing on investments in the transportation sector. “Denmark and Norway are home to the world’s leading shipping companies. Therefore, we…

Indonesia to create 100 Science Parks based on Swedish Ideon






IDEON and Sven Tore Holm, the first CEO of Ideon Science Park, has been active in a program that Lund University has organized in cooperation with an Indonesian delegation. The Indonesian government and its universities want to learn how Ideon Science Park was built and has grown since 1983, in cooperation with Lund. This knowledge…

True start-ups, TechGrind, Southeast Asia’s first tech incubator






In 2016 the start-up hype in Southeast Asia (SEA) has reached new heights. But there are different perceptions of what ‘start-up’ really comprises. Join ScandAsia for a lesson by Bangkok-based Techie Efraim Pettersson, a Swede who is undoubtedly an authority on the subject matter, and get really valuable insights concerning the start-up world and SEA.…

Danish waste delegation in Indonesia






At the start of November 2016 a Danish waste delegation has visited Indonesia. Head of Development Jacob, Senior Development Officer Emil Salim, and Development Intern Kirstine from the Embassy’s Development Team visited landfill Bantar Gebang with the Danish waste delegation. After the visit to the landfill, the delegation continued to the Clean Energy Information Center,…

Denmark-Indonesia meeting on energy and maritime affairs






In mid-October 2016 Denmark’s Ambassador to Jarta Casper Klynge met with Indonesian Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan from Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kemaritiman Republik Indonesia. The purpose was to discuss how Denmark can assist Indonesia through a close partnership in energy and maritime affairs, writes the Embassy of Denmark, Jakarta. “These two sectors…

Danish healthcare business delegation in Indonesia






In mid-October 2016 a Danish healthcare business delegation visited Indonesia with the aim of building stronger relations between Danish companies and the Indonesian healthcare sector. The first ever delegation to Indonesia within this sector was organised by the Danish Embassy in Jakarta in collaboration with the Danish Health Tech Group (a part of Danish Export…

Denmark continues its financial support to Indonesian forests






An initiative called “Promoting Sustainable Community-Based Natural Resource Management and Institutional Development Project” launched by Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry has received 40 million Danish kroner from the Danish International Development Agency, along with USD 17.5 million from the World Bank’s Forest Investment Program. The money will be used to preserve 10 different nature reservations in Indonesia. “This…

Maersk teases Indonesia shipping cap with $3 billion expansion plan






The Danish shipping conglomerate wants to invest USD 3 billion on its logistics business in Indonesia but the country’s shipping laws are standing in the way of it. An Indonesian law from 2008 states that only domestic shipping firms are allowed to transport cargo between islands in the archipelago. Another law states that only Indonesian vessels…