DOST VI gathers generic drugs industry to set plan for a higher level technology assistance

DOST VI gathers generic drugs industry to set plan for a higher level technology assistance Recently, the regional offices of the department transitioned the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading (SETUP) Program to a new phase of program implementation dubbed as SETUP 4.0. Aside from providing firm-level assistance, the new program now ventured into industry-level assistance which continue reading : DOST VI gathers generic drugs industry to set plan for a higher level technology assistance

DOST enables OFWs to venture into technology-based enterprises

DOST enables OFWs to venture into technology-based enterprises In partnership with the Entrepinoy Volunteers Foundation, Inc. (EVFI), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regions II, VI, and XII successfully concluded the Batch Maunlad from seven regions for completing the Phase 1 of the iFWD PH: Innovations for Filipinos Working Distantly from the Philippines via continue reading : DOST enables OFWs to venture into technology-based enterprises

DOST calls for entries to invention, research contest

The pandemic has shaped the context of Science and Technology (S&T) to a whole new level. As the changing world has paced different possibilities, the country’s S&T researchers came up with innovative technologies and discovered new ways to help flatten the curve through a invention and research competition. The Department of Science and Technology – continue reading : DOST calls for entries to invention, research contest

WV participants bag awards in health research competition

As the country is trying to recover from this crucial pandemic while adjusting to the new normal, participants from the health-research sector gathered all their knowledge and expertise in a week-long celebration conducted by the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS), August 9-13, 2021. The PNHRS has a lineup of interesting online activities from the continue reading : WV participants bag awards in health research competition

71 WV students qualify for DOST scholarship grant

Despite the unprecedented pandemic, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI continued to soldier on in accelerating the development of Science and Technology (S&T) human resources in the country by administering scholarship grants. Recently, the DOST-Science Education Institute (SEI) announced the 71 qualifiers in Western Visayas for the 2020 Junior Level Science Scholarship continue reading : 71 WV students qualify for DOST scholarship grant

Moving Beyond Conventional: DOST VI Further Studies Technology Needs of Healthcare and Wellness Sector

In an era of rapid technological change, it is an advantage for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to continue proliferating a competitive service that will keep up with their industry’s innovations and advances. Launched in 2002, SETUP is a nationwide strategy program of DOST that encourages and assists MSMEs in adopting technology innovations to continue reading : Moving Beyond Conventional: DOST VI Further Studies Technology Needs of Healthcare and Wellness Sector

DOST prov’l office in NegOcc strengthens aggressive campaign to prevent malnutrition

  With nine Enhanced Nutribun or e-Nutribun technology adopters in Western Visayas, the DOST Region VI continues to strengthen its aggressive information drive through its Provincial S&T Center to look for qualified potential adopters in Negros Occidental. Recently, Quinos Café, Foodman Industries Corp., and CM & Sons Food Products, Inc. from Negros Occidental have signed continue reading : DOST prov’l office in NegOcc strengthens aggressive campaign to prevent malnutrition

Indigenous group in Guimaras to avail of livelihood assistance, improve their lives through science and technology

Indigenous group in Guimaras to avail of livelihood assistance, improve their lives through science and technology Far from barangay proper of Guimaras is a home of indigenous people whose main source of income is from making native products such as buon-buon or wallet, house decors, and souvenirs. Sitio Kati-Kati, one of the sitios of Barangay continue reading : Indigenous group in Guimaras to avail of livelihood assistance, improve their lives through science and technology

Far-flung barangays in Janiuay, Iloilo to benefit DOST’s 1.4M community project

Far-flung barangays in Janiuay, Iloilo to benefit DOST’s 1.4M community project A first-class municipality and 33 kilometers away from Iloilo City, some of the far-flung communities in Janiuay, Iloilo encounter insurgencies, internal disturbances, and tensions brought about by broader social and economic problems. Brgy. Poblacion, Brgy. Canawili, and Brgy. Atimonan – these communities have been continue reading : Far-flung barangays in Janiuay, Iloilo to benefit DOST’s 1.4M community project

Are “fabric” PPEs effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19?

As the country looms to the threat of COVID-19 and at the same time experiences scarcity of medical resources last year, fabric Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) started emerging as the alternative. With that, the local fashion Industry in Iloilo took the initiative and effort to provide free PPEs using locally available fabrics for the frontliners. continue reading : Are “fabric” PPEs effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19?