02 April 2022

UMKM Network “Biotechnology: Future Prospects of MSMEs”

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This UMKM Network webinar was held online on Thursday, February 24, 2022 with the theme “Biotechnology: Future Prospects of MSMEs”. The first speaker was Mr. Khairul Ikhsan Effendi, owner of “Amplang Agro “ who shared how he increased the value of the local snack product “Amplang” in terms of packaging and digital marketing. Then Mr. Amak Muhamad Yaqoub, CEO of PT. Spiralife Biotechnology Indonesia explained about the benefits of microalgae, investment potential, and the challenges of the microalgae business in Indonesia, which is still importing from developed countries, even though geographically Indonesia is a suitable area for microalgae cultivation.


The next speaker is Mr. Perry Angglishartono from Jamu Iboe who tells about the journey and transformation of Jamu Iboe so that it can last for 112 years which inspires that success is not instant. The last speaker represented the Director of Processed Food Standardization of BPOM RI, namely Mrs. Yusra Egayanti, S.Si, Apt., M.P. and Mrs. Yeni Oktaviany, S.T.P., M.P. who explained that BPOM has a mandate to ensure food safety, including food from the application of biotechnology to ensure that food circulated and consumed by the public is safe, quality, and nutritious. This guarantee is carried out through the establishment of regulations and supervision.


This webinar was organized by HR 24/7 with Mr. Erwien Rahadiyanto, S.Si., M.PSDM. as a moderator accompanied by MSMEs Fasilitator Dr. Dorothy Rouly Haratua Pandjaitan, S.E., M.Sc. from the University of Lampung and Dr (c). Pwee Leng, S.E., S.H., M. Kom. from Petra University Surabaya.

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