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Scientific Research in Indonesia needs big momentum to accelerate: A Reflection from Asian Games 2018

The tagline of “Indonesia Emas 2045” or Golden Indonesia 2045 is  echoing in Indonesia. We, as a nation, are aiming to be a sovereign, developed,  just and prosperous nation at that time. In order to achieve those goals, we have many homework to be done. Two of the most important sectors are science and technology. They are powerful resources for a nation because they are related to many aspects of our lives from food, environment, infrastructure, access to information, defense and till sovereignty of a nation. Scientific research clearly plays an important role in the progress of science and technology of a country. However, have we been doing something big to create a power in science and technology by scientific research?