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Inauguration Ceremony of MRCPP Laboratory by the Minister of Research and Technology

17 Februari 2014

Picture: The Indonesian Minister of Research and Technology (middle) posed with the Rector of Universitas Ma Chung (third left) and the Head of TIM V Ma Chung Board of Trustee (third right).

Malang (17/02/2014), Ma Chung University was honored to receive Prof. Dr. Ir. Gusti Muhammad Hatta, M.S. This visit is a follow-up event after MRCPP has been selected as the research center that will be developed to be the national center of excellence in 2015 under the supervision of the Ministry of Research and Technology. In this event, the minister gave a keynote speech entitled "Fostering Scientific Center of Ecellence for the Advancement of Nations". This seminar was also attended by the Chairman of National Research Council of Indonesia, deputies of Ministry of Research and Technology, officials of the East Java province and Malang Regency, Dessy Irawati, Ph.D, FeRSA (Ikatan Ilmuwan Indonesia Internasional), local researchers and scientists, as well as the industrial partner of MRCPP.

In this event, MRCPP and Shimadzu Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. have signed a special contract, namely MoU Between MRCPP and Shimadzu (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd on The Collaboration for Research. The contract includes support in join research for the development of photosynthetic pigments in Indonesia. This contract was the first agreement that Shimadzu has established in Indonesia.

Picture: The managing director of Shimadzu Asia Pacific Pte . Ltd., Mr . Kiminobu Imamura gave a speech about the support of Shimadzu to MRCPP and research collaboration that will be fostered.

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