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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

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

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?

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 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

1.4M CEST project to empower conflict-affected community in Aklan

As the country is considered to be a natural disaster-prone with a high incidence of poverty, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region VI answers the call to address the issues with proper application of science and technology-based interventions to a conflict-affected community in Ibajay, Aklan. Through the department’s Community Empowerment thru Science and continue reading : 1.4M CEST project to empower conflict-affected community in Aklan

Coffee processing community in NegOcc to benefit the CEST Program

In the mountainous part of the Municipality of E.B. Magalona locates Brgy. Canlusong, a community with an ideal and privileged place to grow coffee trees. With its potential to participate meaningfully in the economy, it faces the challenge of strenuous and costly marketing of their coffee as they are producing hundreds of sacks per harvest continue reading : Coffee processing community in NegOcc to benefit the CEST Program