DOST grants STARBOOKS through DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program

Tandang Sora Elementary School in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental seals agreement with DOST’s STARBOOKS or the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosks. The alumna of Tandang Sora Elementary School Batch 1970 coordinated with the Department of Education through its Adopt-A-School-Program for the donation of 3 units of laptops plus another unit donated continue reading : DOST grants STARBOOKS through DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program

DOST deploys first mobile contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booth

The first mobile contactless specimen collection booth for CoViD-19 testing was developed by the Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in collaboration with the Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISATU) Main Campus. The unit was deployed at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol last December 14. Designed and fabricated by DOST Philippine Council for Industry, continue reading : DOST deploys first mobile contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booth

Access travel permits, pass-throughs the fast, easy and smart way

Dealing with the CoViD-19 outbreak for several months has pushed us in adopting ways of tailoring interventions into local settings, from finding each infected person, tracing close contacts, and placing them under quarantine, to promoting basic hygiene measures to the public.  As we open our community and allow people to go on with their daily continue reading : Access travel permits, pass-throughs the fast, easy and smart way

DOST client-MSMEs bounce back better amid crisis

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI client firms on December 2, partake in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Forum dubbed as “Surviving and Bouncing-Back”, talking about their experiences and knowledge-sharing amidst the pandemic. This event is part of the 2020 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Celebration in Region VI continue reading : DOST client-MSMEs bounce back better amid crisis

DOST seals manufacturing agreement for 12HP single-cylinder diesel engine

A limited manufacturing agreement was signed for the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) developed 12HP single-cylinder diesel engine also referred to as “SCDE”. As an agricultural country, the Philippines has been relying on imported engines to support its agro-industrial requirements. These engines are used to provide power continue reading : DOST seals manufacturing agreement for 12HP single-cylinder diesel engine

Women microentrepreneurs avail Nutrifacts analysis, label of products thru DOST project

In the Philippines, the Nutrifacts label for food products is a prerequisite for the Food and Drug Administration License to Operate (FDA-LTO) application. Proper nutrition label helps consumers choose more healthful diets and offers an incentive to food companies to improve the nutritional qualities of their products. The project entitled, “Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment in continue reading : Women microentrepreneurs avail Nutrifacts analysis, label of products thru DOST project

Neg. Occ. MSMEs avail DOST fund assistance for production efficiency, product development

Three micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Negros Occidental received financial assistance to adopt technological innovations through the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program Innovation-Enabling Fund (SETUP iFund) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). SETUP is a DOST flagship program that aims to assist the MSMEs to produce quality products, increase productivity, and continue reading : Neg. Occ. MSMEs avail DOST fund assistance for production efficiency, product development

Safe, Swift, & Smart Passage (S-PaSS) orientation for Aklan LGU held via online

The Safe, Swift, & Smart Passage (S-PaSS) developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI conducted a virtual orientation for the province of Aklan on September 23, 2020, participated by the office of the Governor and Municipality Mayors. The S-PaSS is a travel management system primarily intended to make a hassle-free journey continue reading : Safe, Swift, & Smart Passage (S-PaSS) orientation for Aklan LGU held via online

DOST VI grants transfer of ownership to Guimaras firms

Two local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Province of Guimaras were granted with the Certificates of Transfer of Ownership 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). continue reading : DOST VI grants transfer of ownership to Guimaras firms

EXPERT-O advances promotion of agricultural technologies

The innovative agricultural technologies in rice and corn were showcased in an EXPERT-O webinar series dubbed as Innovations in Rice and Corn Production. The promotion of the technologies was primarily set by the Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in partnership with DOST-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and continue reading : EXPERT-O advances promotion of agricultural technologies