Call for Entries: 2015 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE)

  ENTRY FORMS: Entry Form for Utility Model, Industrial Design, and Creative Research Certification for Creative Research Waiver for Utility Model, Industrial Design, and Creative Research Entry Form for Sibol (High School and College) Certification for Sibol (High School and College) Waiver for Sibol (High School and College) Rules and Criteria Annexes

Pasalubong Center Kiosk in Sabang Launched

Written by Rolando C. Heredero, SRS II, DOST-Palawan Monday, 17 February 2014 The Pasalubong Center kiosk, installed at Sabang, Cabayugan, Puerto Princesa City, site of the world-famous Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR), was opened on November 20, 2013. It is an initiative of Nature’s Tropical Delight (NTD), a business assisted by the Small Enterprise Technology continue reading

TeWS Philippines: Capacity Building on Community-Based Tsunami Early Warning System

Written by Ma. Ethelwilda G. Coronacion, PSTD, DOST-Occidental Mindoro Monday, 17 February 2014 The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) and the Department of Science and Technology- Advance Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), in collaboration with the Local Government Unit of Lubang (LGU-Lubang), conducted an Information and Education continue reading

A Service Laboratory for the MSMEs of MIMAROPA is Finally Here: Soft Launching of the DOST-MIMAROPA Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory (RSTL) Microbiology Laboratory

  Water and food testing can be quite problematic for micro-, small-, and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the island-provinces of the MIMAROPA Region, especially in Palawan. Most of the time, they have to fly water or food samples to Manila, which can be considerably expensive and time-consuming. While there are other existing laboratories in Palawan, continue reading

Product Innovation: Converting Wastes Into Notable Products Through Science and Technology

  Last January 30 – February 1, 2014, the DOST-Provincial Science and Technology Center in Marinduque facilitated a “Technology Training on Utilization of Arrowroot Fiber (‘sapal’/waste) into Handmade Paper and Paper Conversion”. The said training was conducted in Brgy. Bangbangalon, Boac, Marinduque at the residence of the key person or trainor, Mr. Apolonio Olavidez. This continue reading

A More Safety Conscious MIMAROPA Region

“PAGASA Administrator Vicente B. Malano gives the Overview of Local Hydrometeorological Hazards and Warning Systems at the “Iba Na Ang Panahon: Science for Safer Communities” IEC roadshow held at the Romblon State University, Odiongan, Romblon from March 20-21, 2014″   Once again, a synergistic effort of The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the Department continue reading

Refining Product Package Presentation of Marinduque Enterprises

By Eleazar P. Manaog, DOST-PSTC Marinduque   “PACKAGING is the ART, SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY of bringing goods from its producer to the consumers” There had been tremendous change in packaging and labeling trends globally. Effective promotion and marketability of different products are attained through provision of appropriate packaging materials and complete label design. In the continue reading

2014 Best Technopreneur Awards on August 29, 2014 in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro

Written by Cyd Francis D. Recidoro Wednesday, 28 May 2014 Fishing is the second source of livelihood in the island-province of Marinduque. The town of Balanacan is among the main sources of freshly-caught marine products  such as tulingan, alumahan, and dilis (also known as anchovies)  in the municipality of Mogpog. As fish are highly perishable continue reading