MREC the World’s First Collaboration Center to launch at MWC 2023

The Metaverse Research and Experience Center (MREC) serves as a center for research and development, industry cooperation, and capacity building in the area of ​​Metaverse technology.

Barcelona, ​​Spain March 10, 2023 ( – Indonesia Metaverse Collaboration Initiative officially launched. This coincides with the launch of the Metaverse Research & Experience Center (MREC) at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona on March 1, 2023. MREC is a public-private partnership aimed at fostering collaboration, research, innovation, and development in the field of Metaverse technology.

The launch event was attended by representatives of various leading companies such as Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Spain, GSMA, KOMINFO, Telkom University, Telkom Group, Telkomsel, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, XL AXIATA, Alita, Techbros, META, Telecom Infra. attended. project (hint).

Located in the heart of Telkom University’s campus area, the Metaverse Research and Experience Center (MREC) serves as a focal point for research and development, industrial cooperation and capacity building in the field of Metaverse technology. MREC provides facilities and tools to support collaboration and networking among academics, researchers, connectivity service providers, industry alliances, and policy makers.

Professor Adiwijaya, President of Telkom University, said: “This groundbreaking initiative will benefit not only the university but also the wider community. We look forward to building the ecosystem.”

The launch of the Metaverse Research and Experience Center is a major step forward for Indonesia’s digital economy. The country is looking to capitalize on the opportunity of growing global interest in Metaverse technology. With this new research center, Indonesia is well-positioned to play a leading role in the development of the Metaverse to support the growth and success of this emerging industry.

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Spain: The launch is in line with President Jokowi’s national vision to promote the digital economy as a key pillar for Indonesia to reach the top 10 global economies by 2030. From Indonesia to the Kingdom of Spain “We are delighted to be able to facilitate our investment plans in Indonesia with the Metaverse”.

Julian Gorman, GSMA Regional Head for Asia and the Pacific, said: “Metaverse Research & Experience Center will play an important role in developing Indonesian industry. We are proud to be a part of this initiation.”

Denny Setiawan, Director of Resource Management, Ministry of Communications and Information (KOMINFO) said: “This will allow us to contribute not only to Telkom University but also to the development of the Metaverse and become a leader in innovation in the digital world of Indonesia.”

said Frankie O. Wijaya, CEO of SMARTFREN. This initiative is an important step towards positioning Indonesia as a leading innovation hub in the digital economy.

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) CEO Vikram Sinha said: “We are all here to introduce Indonesia to the world. We are all here to ensure that Indonesia’s Metaverse collaboration initiative can make a positive impact. “

I Gede Darmayusa, CTO of XL Axiata, said: “We hope that by doing this collaboration we can raise the bar from consumer to producer. It is a long road, but a million kilometers starts with a single step.”

“The Metaverse is a game-changing technology that has the potential to change the way we live, work and play,” said Rizal Akbar, Vice President of Networks, IT Strategy, Technology & Architecture, Telkom Indonesia. I’m here. “The Metaverse Research & Experience Center is an important step in realizing this potential, and we look forward to joining the Metaverse Collaboration Initiative.”

Irlamsyah Syam, Vice President of Telkomsel Synergy, said: “We would like to continue developing Metaverse technology in Indonesia and increase further research to create innovations that benefit society.

Vishal Mathur, Head of Global Engagement, Telecom Infra Project, said: “Collaboration is key. It will be an important journey.”

“Indonesia has a leading position in the Metaverse and beyond.It is a great program that can bring more people into this space. Telkom University.”

Let it be the medium that offers the best to Indonesia and the world, where the future of Indonesia’s metaverse is depicted.

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