Jati Diri Bangsa Dan Riset Inovatif (Sebuah Kajian Akademik dalam Perspektif Nation-State Capacity Building)
National identity is a must for society who admit themselves belong to any nation and country. This identity will lead the society to global community interaction including all the social aspects. In accordance to that issue, "sense of belonging" of any national identity is a must. National identity is a "nation-state" identity which attaches to the nation including its juridical-social instruments. For Indonesia, national identity is in this globalization era faced to reconstruction process in order to be in line with country constitution. In relation to that phenomenon, there are many ways could be done to strengthen the national identity, specifically for Indonesia national identity. One relevant alternative way to strengthen national identity is through many innovative research conducted by high education institutions. Innovative research is indicated by several aspects, that is, the research which be able to improve nation competitiveness in terms of: (1) developing and/or producing products, (2) developing and/or producing policy, (3) developing science and technology, (4) preserving value and culture, and (5) enpowering society thoroughly and continuously. The research conducted by high education institutions is hoped to be the major driven for strengthening national identity.