Promoting Innovation among STEM Students: DOST-MIMAROPA provides Robotics and Mechatronics Kit to Schools in Palawan

To keep up with the rapidly changing and technology-driven world, providing students with advanced technological capabilities and information has become integral to their education. This initiative prepares and equips them in facing and addressing many challenges in society, economy, and globalization that require technological and scientific innovations.   Philippines currently ranks 54th in the Global continue reading : Promoting Innovation among STEM Students: DOST-MIMAROPA provides Robotics and Mechatronics Kit to Schools in Palawan

MIMAROPA Research, Development, and Innovation Committee gears up for 2020 -2022

The MIMAROPA Research, Development, and Innovation Committee (RDIC) has set its lofty goals for 2020- 2022 through a Strategic Planning Workshop held last October 3-5, 2019 at Makati City, Metro Manila. The MIMAROPA RDIC is a special committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) established to bridge the gap and challenges by ensuring that R&D continue reading : MIMAROPA Research, Development, and Innovation Committee gears up for 2020 -2022

DOST-MIMAROPA introduces spray drying technology to Oriental Mindoro farmers

The Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro called on the Department of Science and Technology- MIMAROPA (MIMAROPA) to address the oversupply of calamansi in the province. The “Calamansi King” of MIMAROPA, Oriental Mindoro, is facing challenges as the oversupply of calamansi during peak season resulted in a drop in prices and huge post-harvest losses, leaving farmers continue reading : DOST-MIMAROPA introduces spray drying technology to Oriental Mindoro farmers

DOST’s InnoLab to benefit Palawan artisans

The Department of Science and Technology-MIMAROPA (DOST-MIMAROPA) will soon open an innovation laboratory (InnoLab) to spur Palawan’s creative industry. A prototyping facility, InnoLab will give local souvenir producers and manufacturers access to computer-based technologies in designing and fabricating competitive products. It currently houses computer-numerical-controlled (CNC) milling machine used for engraving, facing, drilling, and cutting such continue reading : DOST’s InnoLab to benefit Palawan artisans

Tinkering around: Hatulan Engineering Works and Machine Shop way to success

After many years of working in one of the top machine shops in Oriental Mindoro, Felix Hatulan decided to go into the metals and engineering business himself. A natural, Felix, started as an apprentice at the age of 25 and later has become one of the most sought after and trusted machinist in Oriental Mindoro. continue reading : Tinkering around: Hatulan Engineering Works and Machine Shop way to success