Agri-fishery enterprises in Guimaras on for quality product packaging

Jordan, Guimaras – Some 15 agri-business enterprises in the Province of Guimaras including walk-in participants attended the Orientation on Packaging and Labeling at Caza Guesthouse, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras.  The event was conducted by the Department of Science and Technology VI (DOST VI) through its Guimaras Provincial S&T Center (PSTC) in collaboration with the Department continue reading : Agri-fishery enterprises in Guimaras on for quality product packaging

DOST VI deploys new batch of contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booths

The Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) provided eight (8) more units of contactless specimen collection booths (SCBs) to healthcare facilities in Western Visayas identified by the Department of Health – Center for Health Development Region VI (DOH-CHD VI).      The initiative of the DOST VI in the fabrication and deployment of continue reading : DOST VI deploys new batch of contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booths

DOST VI client-MSMEs in Antique complete repayment of SETUP iFUND assistance

One of the many reasons why local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) cannot level up to improve the marketability of its products and enhance its processes is mainly because of the lack of funds to upgrade its facilities, acquire new equipment, and implement technological recommendations of experts but it is not for the reason continue reading : DOST VI client-MSMEs in Antique complete repayment of SETUP iFUND assistance

Saludes, DOST Balik scientist receives award for Basic Science Research

Dr. Jonel P. Saludes, a professor of Chemistry and Associate Vice President for Research at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City was recently chosen as a recipient of the Gregorio Y. Zara Award for Basic Science Research. The recognition is one of the awards given last September 11 by the Philippine Association for continue reading : Saludes, DOST Balik scientist receives award for Basic Science Research

Virtual forum underscores innovative tech, better practices on aquaculture

Having demonstrated how science-based approaches can mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, the webinar series highlighting the innovative technologies in improving aquaculture practices were set to help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) recover from the devastating scourge of the pandemic health crisis. The Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in partnership with continue reading : Virtual forum underscores innovative tech, better practices on aquaculture

DOST-DA partnership to enhance market competitiveness of agri-fishery products in Western Visayas through packaging improvement

Western Visayas is a major contributor to the country’s agricultural production. With the economic importance of agriculture, there is an urgent need to increase farm productivity, diversify from traditional products to high-value commodities as well as aggressively move towards value-adding activities like food processing. Post-harvest losses is one of the major factors that affect farm continue reading : DOST-DA partnership to enhance market competitiveness of agri-fishery products in Western Visayas through packaging improvement

DOST lauds local MSMEs for complete repayment of gov’t financial assistance

Two local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Iloilo City were granted with the Certificates of Completion by the Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) after completing their repayment for the financial assistance they availed under the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) – Innovation-Enabling Fund (iFund).   The DOST VI commends continue reading : DOST lauds local MSMEs for complete repayment of gov’t financial assistance

DOST offers business opportunities to MSMEs in Expert-O

Recognizing how science-based approaches can mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, DOST VI implements programs, projects, and activities for the rehabilitation and recovery of the affected sectors in Western Visayas. A series of free S&T webinars dubbed as Expert-O or the Expert Online was offered by DOST’s OneExpert portal to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). continue reading : DOST offers business opportunities to MSMEs in Expert-O