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[ENG] Indonesia’s Best Students Try to Find Solutions to Global Problems! PPI Germany Successfully Organizes IdeateX.

Berlin, Germany – IdeateX: Where Ideas Come To Life has been successfully held online by PPI Germany on June 3, 2023 – June 17, 2023. The first ideathon event successfully held by PPI Germany has gathered 142 of Indonesia’s best talents in a forum to actualize their innovative ideas. In just three weeks, the participants were challenged to build and actualize ideas based on their innovation, impact, relevance, feasibility, and performance. 

IdeateX’s theme aims to showcase the innovative ideas of Indonesian students in the international arena, address global issues, build meaningful connections, and encourage collaboration between participants and the business and startup world.

The IdeateX event consisted of a pre-event and pitch day. In the pre-event, three webinars and workshops were held to support the participants’ idea generation process. The first webinar, ‘How to Make the Most Out of Your Team’ was presented by Victor Osman from PT Dreamaxtion on June 3, 2023. Followed by ‘Sustainable Development Goals 101’ webinar with Christina Natalia Widjaja. The last workshop was held on June 10, 2023 with Pandji Prabowo from PT Qiwii with the theme ‘How to Pitch Your Idea in Less Than Five Minutes.’

The highlight and the closing of the IdeateX event series was held on June 17, 2023. Pitch day was opened with remarks by Prof. Dr. Ardi Marwan as the Education and Culture Attaché of the Indonesian Embassy in Berlin and Dimas Fakhri Arsaputra as the Chairman of PPI Germany 2022/2023. On this occasion, all participants presented the ideas they had compiled over the past three weeks and tried to convince the jury. The event was then closed with a thank you speech delivered by PPI Germany for the support of the Indonesian Embassy in Berlin, Indigo, DTSense, BUGI e.V., Free The Seas Indonesia, Qiwii, Dreamaxtion as well as the jury and partners who supported the success of the IdeateX event: Where Ideas Come To Life.