Indonesian delegation visits Germany for 2nd Annual Meeting


At the Hannover Messe, BMWK and MoI discussed the progress of implementation within GPQI. The Indonesian partners travelled to Germany to attend the Annual Meeting.

Attendees of the Indonesian-German Working Group pose for a group picture.
Indonesian and German participants of the Annual Meeting at the Hannover Messe © GIZ-GPQI

On 18 April 2023, representatives from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz – BMWK) and the Ministry of Industry (Kementerian Perindustrian – MoI) met at the Hannover Messe for the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Indonesian-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure.


During the meeting, they discussed next steps for the cooperation, and reflected on the past two years impacts. Stakeholders from German and Indonesian industry provided valuable perspectives on the development of the quality infrastructure systems in both countries.


This year Indonesia was the official partner country of the Hannover Messe bringing more than 150 Indonesian-related exhibitors to the fair. Within this special setting, a high-ranking Indonesian delegation of GPQI’s Working Group visited Germany. On the spot, they attended the Annual Meeting, discussed the Work Plan and participated in the fair’s activities.


High-level meeting between the two countries


The event was co-chaired by Dr Daniela Brönstrup, Director – General for Digital and Innovation Policy (BMWK) and Dr Doddy Rahadi, Head of Agency for Standardisation and Industrial Services (MoI).


Both countries agreed: the goal is to equip industrial development with the latest standards and regulations. This way they meet current challenges and guarantee safety for the environment and people. Central cooperation topics are Industrie 4.0, electromobility and sustainability.


During the meeting, the newly finalised Quick Guide – Global Production Language and  Industrial Automation Security for Indonesian small and medium-sized enterprises was handed over. This underlines the commitment of both countries to continue and improve the harmonisation of standards and technical regulations in the field of Industrie 4.0.


Together, both countries want to continue the efforts to harmonise standards and technical regulations internationally.

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