MINISTRY OF RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY
Established in 1962 under the name of Ministry of National Research Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, the Ministry changed its name in 1973 to State Ministry of Research. In 1986-2001 the name became State Ministry of Research and Technology, and in 2002 based on the Circulation Letter of Ministry of PAN regarding the Notation of Government Institution, the Office for State Minister was then called Ministry of Research and Technology. In 2005 based on Presidential Decree No. 9 of 2005 this institution was then called State Ministry of Research and Technology. In 2009 based on Presidential Decree No.47 of 2009 the name of the institution was changed back to Ministry of Research and Technology.
The Ministry of Research and Technology has the duty to assist the President in the administration of governmental affairs in the field of research, science and technology.
Policy making and its implementation in the field of research and technology;
Coordinating and synchronizing of policy implementation in the field of research and technology;
Managing the state property/assets under the Ministry’s responsibility;
Supervising the implementation of the duties under the Ministry.
In supervising main direction and priority of science and technology development, also formulating strategic policy of science and technology national development, the Ministry is assisted by National Research Committee.
Coordination with Non-Ministerial Government Institution
Based on Presidential Decree No. 64 of 2005 regarding the Sixth Amendment Presidential Instruction No. 103 of 2001 regarding Position, Duty, Function, Authority, Organizational Structure and Work Mechanism of Non Ministry, the State Minister of Research and Technology coordinates the Non-Ministerial Government Institution as follows:
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)
The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)
National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN)
Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN)
Agency for Geospatial Information (BIG)
National Standardization Agency (BSN)
The Ministry of Research and Technology also coordinate and administer the following institutions:
The Center for Science and Technology Research (PUSPIPTEK) Serpong
Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology (LBME)
Center for Science and Technology Exhibits (PP IPTEK)
Agro Techno Park (ATP) Palembang
Secretary for the State Minister, assisted by:
Deputy Minister for Science and Technology Institution, assisted by:
Deputy Minister for Science and Technology Resources, assisted by:
Deputy Minister for Science and Technology Network, assisted by:
Deputy Minister for Science and Technology Relevance and Productivity, assisted by:
Deputy Minister for Science and Technology Utilization, assisted by: