An estimated P4.2 million in funding will go to the Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (WVHRDC). Consortium Manager Lerma dela Llana said the funding for regional health researches this year came from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Health (DOH) and DOST’s Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).
How important is health research these days? Researchers, health practitioners and managers and stakeholders once again convene in a biennial event dubbed as the 2nd Western Visayas Health Research Conference on October 20-21, 2016 at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.
A food hub here in the region is all set to provide innovations and technical support services in a bid to strengthen the food industry. Developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST VI), the Western Visayas Food Innovation Center (FIC), houses one-stop-shops addressing various technology-related concerns of the food processing industry – particularly continue reading : Food Innovation Center poised as WV’s leading food hub
In recognition of the vital role of the academe and the government to spur entrepreneurial spirit, a technology business incubator project was established dedicated to startups and fledgling enterprises. The Small Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Development Services Technology Business Incubator (SEEDS-TBI), a multi-disciplinary project organized by the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) – College of continue reading : Tech biz incubator project to spell entrepreneurial growth