November 6, 2018

AB in Indonesia

Advisory Board will meet in person every 6 months.

For any questions related to the Indonesian AB please contact:

Advisory Board members in Indonesia:

Common Room Networks Foundation (Common Room)

  • Common Room is an open platform for creativity and innovation, which was registered as a nonprofit organization in 2006. This organization was being initiated as a project led by Bandung Center for New Media Arts (est. in 2001). Started as tactical unit that bridging dialogue and interaction to encourage multidisciplinary collaboration and connects numerous individuals, up until now Common Room has been manage to outreach diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Since it’s early periods of development, Common Room has been committed to maintaining space for freedom of expression and civic empowerment. Since 2013 Common Room has been working closely with Sundanese indigenous community Kasepuhan Ciptagelar West Java in a collaborative effort to provide urban and rural collaboration platform that nurture creativity, innovation and social entrepreneurship both in local and international contexts.

Common Rooms support for SAMS:

  1. Provide ideas in the process of implementing SAMS activities
  2. Helps to open networks to local partners in rural areas
  3. Helps to develop concepts for market surveys and business development
  4. Helps to identify and establish new start ups in the SAMS project

Regional Research and Development Board of West Java Province ( BP2D) West Java Province

  • Regional Research and Development Board of West Java Province ( BP2D) West Java Province is expected to produce activities that can be used to support the needs of West Java Province Regional Organizations (OPD) in preparing regional development plans and development priorities as well as strategic policies to support the impact development and strategic policy. The vision of Regional Research and Development Board of West Java Province (BP2D) are to promote and increase the community with the community by upholding a culture of innovation, research, science and technology. This shall enable the people of West Java to meet the future full of competition & dynamic changes in the era of spectacular advances in science and technology.

BP2D´s support for SAMS:

  1. Helps to disseminate the SAMS technology
  2. Provides input on the progress of the SAMS project
  3. Helps to synchronize data especially with R&D which has been carried out by BP2D
  4. Supports SAMS activities in Indonesia

Indonesia Apiculture Association of West Java Region (APIDA Jabar)

  • Indonesian Apiary Association (API) is a non-profit organization that gather all apiary enthusiast and actors all across Indonesia. API was found in 1994. in 2015 API started to rebuild the organization  to catch with other countries in the Asian region. API is aiming to utilize the technology that can be used not only for the production process, but also enabling beekeeping product to improve and maintain community’s health.

API´s support for SAMS:

  1. Provide access to beekeepers and their networks in West Java in implementing SAMS technology
  2. Helps disseminate SAMS technology to beekeepers in West Java

ITB School of Life Sciences and Technology (SITH ITB), represented by Eka Ramdhani (insects and polinations expert)

  • The School of Life Sciences and Technology (SITH) ITB, founded in January 2006 (Rector of ITB Decree No 222/SK/K01/OT/2005 about the Academic Management Unit, manages ten study programs at the undergraduated (S1) and graduated (S2&S3). SITH ITB offers multidisciplinary education to enable graduates to meet the challenges of this highly competitive era. ITB School of Life Science and Technology as member of Advisory Board will reperesented by Eka Ramdhani. He currently focuses on the research of applied entomology and toxicity of synthetic chemicals to pests and beneficial insects. Most of his recent studies are based on application of entomological sciences for field of pollination (stingless bees, oil palm weevil, calliphoridae, and wild insect pollinators), organic wastes management (black soldier fly, calliphoridae), and health (urban pests such as mosquitoes, cockroaches, house flies, termites). His expertise also covers application of insect products as health products and food preservative.

SITH ITB´s support for SAMS:

  1. Provides input from the scientific side of pollinating insects
  2. Providing assistance to environmental aspects that can sustain the implementation of technology
  3. Providing institutional support in strengthening SAMS technology socialization

The Local Enablers

  • The Local Enablers is a business entity that uses Social-Entreprise (SE) in its scientific and technological applications. TLE was founded in 2014 and is a community that has a role to transmit entrepreneurial spirits through concrete examples of local-based real efforts, which carry local culture, local commodities, local content, local values and local wisdom.

The Local Enablers support for SAMS:

  1. Provides input in agriculture and information technology
  2. Provides support to identify and establish new bee based business units