Kemenperin Continues to Prepare for Hannover Messe 2023

Kemenperin Continues to Prepare for Hannover Messe 2023

The world's industrial technology exhibition, Hannover Messe 2023, is just around the corner. A series of preparations, including a Technical Meeting for Co-Exhibitors, have been carried out to perfect Indonesia's participation as the Official Partner Country for the third time. In Hannover Messe 2023, which will take place from April 17th to 21st, Indonesia will bring 157 co-exhibitors and 41 Ministries/Agencies in the Indonesia Pavilion.


"The presence of Indonesian industry players at Hannover Messe 2023 is crucial. We hope that the co-exhibitors can maximize the momentum of Indonesia's status as Partner Country at Hannover Messe 2023," said the Director-General of International Industrial Access, Security and Distribution (Dirjen KPAII), Eko SA Cahyanto at the Technical Meeting II of Co-Exhibitors Participation in Hannover Messe 2023, on Thursday (30/3).


Eko explained that there are various activities related to Indonesia's participation as the Official Partner Country, such as conferences and business summits. Furthermore, the exhibition also showcases investment opportunities in Indonesia's industrial technology through business matching meetings and investment clinics. "We also hope for the widest possible support for the success of this event so that it can provide the greatest benefit for Indonesia," he added.


On this occasion, the Ministry of Industry (Kemenperin) explained the technical implementation of activities to the co-exhibitors consisting of Ministries/Agencies, SOEs, Industrial Zones/Special Economic Zones, educational institutions, industrial associations, and industrial companies.


The opening of Hannover Messe 2023 itself will be held on April 16th, 2023 at the Hannover Congress Centrum (HCC). Then, as part of the Official Program of Indonesia, the opening of the Indonesia Pavilion will be held on April 17th, 2023, Hannover time, which is planned to be attended by Indonesian President Joko Widodo and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, followed by a Business Summit between Indonesia and Germany. The Business Summit will be attended by the Chairman of KADIN Indonesia and the Chairman and President & Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG.


The agenda also includes discussions featuring speakers such as the President Commissioner of Astra International, Prijono Sugiarto, and the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, Martin Brudermüller. The Business Summit activities will be followed by the signing of MoUs between the two countries.


In this series of activities, several Cooperation agreements will be signed, including in the field of industrial digitalization with the Government to Government (G to G) scheme, between the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) and The Federal Republic of Germany on Cooperation in the Field of Digitalization. Then, under the Government to Business (G to B) scheme, among others, grants for sensor-based food sorting machines and artificial intelligence and waste-to-energy processing will be given. For the Business to Business (B to B) scheme, some collaborations to be established include investment in medical equipment production, joint ventures in CNC machine production, solar panel projects, and waste management with waste processing technology and machines to achieve zero waste and waste to energy.


Furthermore, the Indonesia Pavilion will present six conference themes that will be held on April 18th-20th, 2023, German time. These themes include 'Strengthening Manufacturing Ecosystem by Accelerating Industry 4.0', 'Investing in The New National Capital City', and 'Investing in The Manufacturing Sector'. Next, 'Electric Vehicle Ecosystem', 'Sustainability & Carbon Neutrality', and 'Investing Human Capital for Industrial Competitiveness'.