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

DOST now accepts S&T scholarship applicants

The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) opens its the 2021 S&T Undergraduate Scholarship Program for incoming Grade 12 students who wish to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) – related courses. This scholarship program is open to all natural-born Filipinos in Grade 12 of SY 2020‐2021, a member of continue reading : DOST now accepts S&T scholarship applicants

DOST maximizes use of OneExpert, FIRRST to boost S&T assistance

We aim to fast-track the technology transfer and commercialization services and more importantly, to bring science and technology practitioners closer to our customers. The capabilities of the OneExpert portal is expanded to provide online technical and consulting services. Likewise, the FIRRST was also extensively utilized so that the provision of S&T services can be managed continue reading : DOST maximizes use of OneExpert, FIRRST to boost S&T assistance

DOST releases fund assistance to 4 MSMEs in the food sector

Iloilo City, 07 July 2020 — Four micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Western Visayas recently received financial assistance for technology upgrading through the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program Innovation-Enabling Fund (SETUP iFUND) of the Department of Science and Technology.   SETUP is a DOST flagship program which aims to assist the MSMEs produce quality continue reading : DOST releases fund assistance to 4 MSMEs in the food sector