New collaboration Nusantara Capital Authority and Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities

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Jakarta – March 18 – Nusantara Capital Authority (OIKN), in charge of developing Indonesia’s new capital city, today entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities, to conduct knowledge sharing and joint research in critical areas that will support Indonesia’s goal to becoming a high-income nation by 2045.

Under the MoU, Leiden–Delft–Erasmus Universities will be involved in scientific and educational programs such as workshops, thesis labs and conferences in the fields of integrated urban planning, smart city development, sustainable water and waste management, intelligent transportation system, resilient and inclusive communities, climate mitigation, urban biodiversity and botanical gardens.

   Our future collaborative research and knowledge sharing program can open wider paths for Indonesia.'

The MoU was signed by OIKN Chairman of Nusantara Capital Authority, Bambang Susantono and Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities Dean, Wim van den Doel.

susantono'Our strategic alliance with Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities will sail into a future of innovation and progress. And more importantly, we are confident that our future collaborative research and knowledge sharing program can open wider paths for Indonesia to become a high-income nation by 2045, putting Nusantara at the core of this journey', said OIKN Chairman of Nusantara Capital Authority, Bambang Susantono.

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Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities Dean, Wim van den Doel, highlights Indonesia’s importance in succeeding the global development agenda: 'The decision to forge ahead with the establishment of a new capital, poised to become the epitome of innovation as the world's most pioneering forest city, is nothing short of visionary. '

   Indonesia has a pivotal role in addressing pressing global challenges.'

'As we join hands with the Nusantara Capital Authority, we recognize Indonesia's pivotal role in addressing pressing global challenges. From pioneering advancements in green economy to advancing healthcare and urban planning, Indonesia's contributions have the potential to resonate far beyond its borders,' said Wim van den Doel.

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About the Nusantara National Capital Authority (OIKN)

Nusantara is the future Capital City of Indonesia, located on the east coast of Borneo Island. The area of the Nusantara is almost four times of Jakarta, which is approximately 256.142 hectares and the sea area is 68.189 hectares. The reason for the relocation of the capital is overpopulation with all its consequences. Nusantara will change its development orientation to become Indonesia-centric, and function to accelerate the country's economic transformation. Nusantara National Capital Authority (NNCA) is the authority that manages and regulates the Nusantara.

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