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

STARBOOKS installation in Aklan Secondary Schools

The Science & Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosks (STARBOOKS) developed by the Science and Technology Information Institute (STII) is now available in two secondary schools in Molinao, Aklan. The STARBOOKS is home to science and technology learning instructions available in text, video, and audio formats intended to serve as information access in key areas continue reading : STARBOOKS installation in Aklan Secondary Schools

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

Scholarship Update – List of requirements for freshmen and senior scholars

ATTENTION: DOST VI Scholars To protect the DOST VI clients and employees’ safety and well-being amid the pandemic, the office implements precautionary measures in structure and in practice. Clients of the Scholarship Section must register through google form https://tinyurl.com/ScholarshipR6Appointment before visiting the Regional Office. Clients with no schedule starting August 17, 2020 (Monday) will not continue reading : Scholarship Update – List of requirements for freshmen and senior scholars

DOST VI Scholarship Update – Request for Certification

ATTENTION: DOST VI Scholars To protect the DOST VI clients and employees’ safety and well-being amid the pandemic, the office implements precautionary measures in structure and in practice. All on-going scholars and scholar-graduates may send their request for certification through the DOST VI Scholarship Section official email address – scholarship@ro6.dost.gov.ph For other scholarship concerns, you continue reading : DOST VI Scholarship Update – Request for Certification

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