Seeking a new approach to promote science, technology, and innovation to Filipinos amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrated the 2020 National Science and Technology Week virtually for the first time ever.

DOST-MIMAROPA also held the 2020 National Science and Technology Week in MIMAROPA online, in lieu of its annual Regional S&T Week filled with S&T activities such as technology forums and research caravan as part of the celebration which run from November 9-19, 2020.

Also, among the highlights is the free virtual tour of DOST-MIMAROPA projects, programs, services, and facilities hosted last November 23-29.

In line with the theme “Agham at Teknolohiya: Sandigan ng Kalusugan, Kabuhayan, Kaayusan at Kinabukasan”, the virtual tour offers free access to different technology forums that will discuss the latest technologies and development in the areas of agriculture and aquaculture, food and nutrition, environmental management, and distance learning. A showcase of DOST-developed technologies that anchors the theme can also be found on the site.

A 3D simulation of an exhibit booth allows visitors to learn more about the programs and services of DOST-MIMAROPA. Aside from the immersive feature, visitors will also experience a virtual
walkthrough of its assisted projects and facilities

At the end of the tour, a virtual quiz also awaits visitors.

Features of the tour site are designed for easy navigation and an immersive feel so everyone can participate in the activities.

Interested visitors can visit the exhibit until December 31, 2020. Just log on to: dostmimaropa2020nstw.com.