BANDUNG-PT Bio Farma as the only state-owned vaccine producer in Indonesia will again hold the National Life Science Products Research Forum (FRLN) 2017, 30-31 August 2017 in Jakarta.
According to the Director of Research and Development Division of PT Bio Farma Sugeng Raharso, the 7th FRLN is a discussion forum of researchers in order to achieve independence of Indonesian life science research.
"Researchers from various parties, whether SOEs, Government, Academics will jointly formulate the steps toward independence in the field of life science" he said on Tuesday (4/7).
Sugeng said, the symposium was also held as a realization and follow-up government commitment to provide cheap and quality medicine for the community.
"Through Kemenristek Dikti, the Government is committed to providing medicines and other medical services that are cheap and quality.Well to create or make medicines or other medical equipment cheap and quality needs a long research involving various parties concerned" explained Sugeng.
According Sugeng in research also needed acceleration for the creation of self-sufficiency of the domestic pharmaceutical industry.
"Acceleration is intended to realize the independence of the pharmaceutical industry in the development of products, raw materials, vaccines, biotechnology products and medical devices" he said.
Sugeng added that to realize the independence it needs research and innovation that is fully supported by the Government. (Even)