Editage supports universities in Yogyakarta and surrounding areas to enhance reputation through quality research

Cactus Communications

February 26, 2024

Editage, a global leader in scholarly communication and the flagship brand of Cactus Communications, hosted a well-received event ‘Indonesia Research Summit 2024’ in Yogyakarta today to bolster Indonesia’s status as a hub for cutting-edge research and academic excellence worldwide. The summit was a knowledge-driven event designed to foster collaboration and innovation in research and was attended by key leaders and researchers from over 20 prestigious Indonesian universities and leading state institutions in Central Java and East Java, including Gajah Mada University, Airlangga University, Yogyakarta State University, and Diponegoro University.

The highlight of the Indonesia Research Summit 2024 was an engaging panel discussion about Elevating Universities’ Research Impact on the Global Stage. The panelists included Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, M.Si, – Vice-rector of Research, Innovation and Community Development, Universitas Airlangga; Prof. Dr. Adi Utarini, M.Sc, MPH, Ph.D. – Head of Doctoral Study Program FKKMK, Universitas Gadjah Mada; Muslikhin, S.Pd., M.Pd., Ph.D.  – Executive staff of Vice-Rector for Research, Cooperation, Information Systems, and Business, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta; Prof. Dr. -Ing Suherman, ST, MT – Head of LPPM, Universitas Diponegoro. The discussions focused on the significance of enhancing university reputations to attract top talents and increase investor interest. Emphasizing the need for universities to elevate academic quality, research output, and innovation, the summit highlighted strategies for advancing Indonesia’s academic landscape.

Commenting on the successful culmination of the summit, Ms. Ruchi Chauhan, Global Head of Marketing, Editage, emphasized the importance of supporting the Indonesian research community. She stated, “With the significant educational development in Central Java and surrounding areas, there is a growing need to accompany higher education institutions to achieve better accreditation and encourage more universities to publish quality scientific research. The Indonesia Research Summit 2024 event in Yogyakarta reflects our commitment to fostering a culture of academic excellence and innovation in Indonesia. Through initiatives like this, Editage aims to play a vital role in advancing the research landscape of the country.”

Mr. Makoto Yuasa, Director Marketing (Japan & Korea), Cactus Communications remarked, “These are exciting times, and we are happy to strengthen our engagement with the Indonesian research ecosystem. As Japan and Indonesia strengthen research cooperation,  we believe that the cross-pollination of knowledge will foster academic excellence. Editage is committed to playing a pivotal role in contributing towards the growth of scientific research and publishing in Indonesia. Through our comprehensive suite of services and unwavering commitment to quality, we aim to empower researchers, foster innovation, and contribute to the growth of the scientific community in Indonesia and beyond.”

With a strong commitment to supporting the Indonesian government in enhancing the academic research ecosystem, Editage offers comprehensive services aimed at facilitating the production of high-quality research outputs. These services include reviewing academic papers, language editing, processing, and providing recommendations for the refinement of academic writing structures, translating papers according to global standards, and providing recommendations for publishing academic research in international journals. So far, Editage has successfully forged partnerships with seven prestigious universities and institutions, including Airlangga University, Bogor Agricultural University, Diponegoro University, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, University of North Sumatra, UGM Faculty of Medicine, and Medical Journal of Indonesia.

Through these collaborations, Editage aims to assist academics at these universities in accessing its services to produce globally standardized academic publications and support researchers in producing top-notch research. Numerous academic publications in Indonesia have already utilized Editage’s services. Internal data indicates that Editage services have the potential to increase the likelihood of publishing academic research in prestigious journals by up to 24%.

About Editage

Editage ( has, for over the last 20+ years, helped publish over 1.2 million research papers in scholarly journals through editorial, translation, and publication support services. Editage is a brand of Cactus Communications (, a science communication and technology company. CACTUS specializes in AI products and solutions that improve how research gets funded, published, communicated, and discovered. It solves problems for researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations through innovative products and services developed under the brands Editage, Researcher.Life, Cactus Life Sciences, Impact Science, Mind the Graph, and Paperpal. CACTUS has offices in Princeton, London, Aarhus, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries. CACTUS is considered a pioneer in its workplace best practices and has been consistently ranked a great place to work over the last several years.


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