WVHRDC 2nd Call for Proposals

The Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium is now open for another round of Call for Proposals this year! Interested? You can find the guidelines and templates here: https://bit.ly/3C3q6bO

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

How technical innovations back up local meat processor amid crisis

Known to be a visionary and forward-thinking firm whose goals are set to produce the best food products in the country, Jocyl’s Food Products started its humble beginnings by producing the usual processed meat in the province of Aklan. Today, it has expanded to producing organic products and delicacies with 3 branches in Aklan and continue reading : How technical innovations back up local meat processor amid crisis

Bread manufacturer in Aklan gears up to Industry 4.0

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI is set to provide technology innovation to Filbake Food Corporation (FFC) through the recent transition of Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) 4.0. Tracing its roots in Aklan, FFC is currently one of the leading bread manufacturers that engages in the manufacturing and distribution of more continue reading : Bread manufacturer in Aklan gears up to Industry 4.0

Medical collaborators “receptive” to support DOST’s Balik Scientist feasibility study of genetic tech in WV

As a developing country with more than 110 million population, the Philippines records various diseases including communicable and noncommunicable which account for more than 300,000 deaths per year, according to the World Health Organization. This creates a need to establish a biobank center, Genome-wide Association Studies (GWAS), and Phenome-wide Association Studies (PheWAS). With the challenges continue reading : Medical collaborators “receptive” to support DOST’s Balik Scientist feasibility study of genetic tech in WV

DOST aids tech upgrading of handloom weaving, food processing projects in Iloilo

The municipalities of Janiuay and San Enrique in Iloilo continue to show great potential in promoting livelihood projects in their communities. The Tuburan Abacca Handicraft Association (TAHA) of Janiuay, Iloilo, and Agutayan Cubay Agrarian Reform Cooperative (ACARCO) of San Enrique are beneficiaries of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) under its Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program continue reading : DOST aids tech upgrading of handloom weaving, food processing projects in Iloilo

DOST VI provides CLEAR monitoring of workforce’s state of health

There is no doubt that the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry has opened various job opportunities and became one of the important revenue earners for the country’s economy. In Iloilo City alone, the number of BPO companies under the Iloilo Federation of IT grew at 69 last 2019 with 26,820 employees. The industry is greatly continue reading : DOST VI provides CLEAR monitoring of workforce’s state of health

11.7M gov’t assistance to support study of “spirulina” as health supplement

With support from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI, the Applied Research and Innovation Laboratory (ARIL), an industry-based research facility with the funding support of P11.7M from DOST-Business Innovation through Science and Technology (BIST) Program, completed the pilot-scale of producing Spirulina tablet and caplet. Grows in both fresh and saltwater, Spirulina is continue reading : 11.7M gov’t assistance to support study of “spirulina” as health supplement