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

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

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

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

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