DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña feeds milkfish broodstock at Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Igang Marine Station in Brgy. Igang, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras. The Secretary advices technicians to develop their marine culture technology and commercialization. #ScienceForThePeople

DOST-SEI announces 291 qualifiers from WV under JLSS program

Iloilo City- A total of 291 out of 469 third-year college students enrolled in various S&T courses from Western Visayas qualified for the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute’s (DOST-SEI) 2017 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Examination administered last November 19 nationwide. The new JLSS scholars will get to enjoy the scholarship effective the continue reading : DOST-SEI announces 291 qualifiers from WV under JLSS program

DOST Sec. Fortunato T. dela Peña visits the Western Visayas Food Innovation Center (WVFIC)

Jordan, Guimaras – DOST Secretary Fortunato T. dela Peña (2nd from right) visits the Western Visayas Food Innovation Center (WVFIC) situated at the Guimaras State College (GSC) Mosqueda Campus. DOST established FICs to support the development of the food industry in different regions, among which is the WVFIC. Sec. Dela Peña was joined by SUC continue reading : DOST Sec. Fortunato T. dela Peña visits the Western Visayas Food Innovation Center (WVFIC)

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOST VI, UPV-SOTECH and Guimaras State College (GSC) Collaboration on Food R&D

Jordan, Guimaras – Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOST VI, UPV-SOTECH and Guimaras State College (GSC) Collaboration on Food R&D. Rightmost is Dr. Rogelio Artajo, President of GSC, Dir. Rowen R. Gelonga of DOST VI (2nd from right), Prof. Emeliza Lozada, Dean of SOTECH-UPV (3rd from left), Dr. Methusela C. Perrocha, Campus continue reading : Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOST VI, UPV-SOTECH and Guimaras State College (GSC) Collaboration on Food R&D

DOST Exec commends ZIDOFA, assures technical support

Iloilo City — In the performance of its directive to provide scientific knowledge and cutting-edge technological innovations utilized in areas of maximum economic and social benefits for the people, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña commends the Zarraga Integrated Diversified Organic Farmers Association (ZIDOFA) at Zarraga, Iloilo during his continue reading : DOST Exec commends ZIDOFA, assures technical support

DOST seals STARBOOKS partnership with Iloilo provincial gov’t

DOST VI Regional Director Rowen Gelonga (left) and Iloilo Provincial Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. ink a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) housed at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Launched by the DOST-Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), the STARBOOKS hosts timely S&T continue reading : DOST seals STARBOOKS partnership with Iloilo provincial gov’t

Pasidungog 2016

Iloilo Provincial Science and Technology Director Sheila Oberio receives a plaque from Iloilo Provincial Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. in recognition for the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST VI) valuable contribution in the growth of the micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), specifically in providing technical expertise in food safety and handling and packaging and continue reading : Pasidungog 2016

DOST surveillance audit

Lead auditor Carlos I. Somera of the Certification International Philippines, Inc. (CIPI) convenes the DOST VI management team for the Second Surveillance Audit. The surveillance audit of the DOST VI Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2008 aims to assess and define conformity of the management system to specified requirements for continued certification.  (DOSTVI-LMLamasan)

Auditors’ expo trip

These energy auditors who hail from various State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the region engage on a trip at Panay Fair Trade Center Mina, Iloilo for the baseline gathering data. Said trip is in line with the Western Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (WVCIERD) quest to generate expertise in the continue reading : Auditors’ expo trip

RED book turn over ceremony

Science and Technology Secretary Mario G. Montejo (second to the left) hands over the RED book to National Economic Development Authority (NEDA VI) Regional Director Ro-ann Bacal in the course of the Regional Development Council VI Special Forum on Science and Technology. Published by the DOST- Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), the RED or continue reading : RED book turn over ceremony