Brunei: Locals urged to drive innovation ecosystem

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 21 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Head of Seminar Committee, Crown Prince CIPTA Award 2021 (CIPTA 2021) Dr Wida Susanty Suhaili said the series of forums was in line with Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) vision aimed at dealing with activities impactful to society.

She also explained that it is in line with a titah by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam as well as to move the nation forward to a nation of inventors and creators, not just mere users and second-hand adopters.

“We Bruneians need to answer this call. This is one of the works done to hopefully get locals, and especially the audience, to appreciate and gain a much insightful understanding of the needs to cultivate innovation and creative environment for the betterment of our society,” she said during the forum ‘Driving the Innovation Ecosystem’ at the International Convention Centre yesterday.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof was the guest of honour.

The forum was organised by UTB in partnership with Brunei LNG Sdn Bhd.

The forum was part of the CIPTA 2021 Seminar Series as part of the Digital Technology Week at Brunei Mid-Year Conference and Exhibition (MYCE) 2021 initiated by the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT).

The seminar included CIPTA 2021 Executive Seminar with the theme ‘Innovations for Society 5.0’, sharing sessions themed ‘Spreading the Winning Vibes’ and CIPTA 2021 forum ‘Driving the Innovation Ecosystem’.
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