29th ITSF Presentation Ceremony

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May 15, 2023

Indonesia Toray Science Foundation (ITSF)


Ohya speaking at the ceremony
 The COVID-19 pandemic forced many individuals and companies to change the way they do activities, including ITSF. ITSF successfully held the ceremony online for the last two years, and on March 6, 2023, for the first time in three years, the 29th ITSF Presentation Ceremony was held in-person at Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta in Indonesia.

The event was attended by Dr. Laksana Tri Handoko, ITSF Chairman, who is also the Chairman of National Research and Innovation Agency, and Mitsuo Ohya, Executive Vice President of Toray Industries Inc. The ceremony was also brightened by video messages from Mr. Kenji Kanasugi, Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia, and Mr. Nadiem Makarim, Indonesian Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology.

At the ceremony, Dr. Anto Sulaksono, Professor of the University of Indonesia, was awarded the Science and Technology Award, while 10 junior and senior high school science teachers won the Science and Education Award and 18 researchers were granted with Science and Technology Research Grant.

Preceding the event, on February 25, ITSF held the Science Education Webinar joined by 100 junior and senior high school science teachers who had applied to attend the webinar. Also, the annual Science and Technology Webinar was held on March 1, and the 18 Science and Technology Research Grant recipients of the previous year gave presentations on their research results.

Congratulations to all the winners of ITSF grant and awards!

ITSF board members and the award winners