On March 17, 2014, PME ITB visited Wallonia Clusters, an organization of productive systems such as academic institutions, research centers , training centers, and companies in the Walloon Region, Belgium. It aims to promote the competitiveness and business clusters, to allow its members to come forward, and to facilitate exchanges and partnerships between the enterprises within the clusters.
After the opening and greeting speech, a keynote speech was delivered by H.E. Amb. Arif Havas Oegroseno, Ambassador of Indonesia to the European Union. It was then followed by a presentation from CETIC and INFOPOLE, members of Wallonia Clusters. CETIC is the Belgian ICT applied research center dedicated to support industry, while INFOPLE is an institution aiming to bring together the academic and industrial expertises to form a pole of excellence in information and communication technologies.
Afterwards, Hari Tjahjono presented the introduction of Indoglobit as the major hub between Indonesian ICT players and global market opportunity. The next session was focus group discussion and business meeting. It was a great opportunity to discuss directly with the potential clients or partners. This visit program was closed by visiting CETIC’s research lab.