PHILIPPINES FEATURES NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGIES FOR FOOD SECURITY AT ADB FORUM
Posted: Thursday, November 07, 2019
IAEA Director of the Technical Cooperation Division for Asia and the Pacific Dr. Jane Gerardo-Abaya (2nd from right) with officials and scientists from the ADB, IAEA and DOST-PNRI at the opening of the Technology and Innovation Marketplace exhibit area on the first day of the ADB Rural Development and Food Security Forum The Philippines recently showcased its innovative nuclear and radiation-based solutions to challenges in food security as well as its contributions to progress in rural communities in the Asia-Pacific region during the Rural Development and Food Security Forum at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Metro Manila, Philippines from October 28 to 30, 2019. No less than officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and scientists from the Depar...   read full story

MTSC Groundbreaking Ceremony
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2019
In response to the mold technology and skills development requirement of the Philippine metals industry, the Korea Association of Machinery Industry (KOAMI) of South Korea in partnership with The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will establish the Mold Technology Solution Center (MTSC) at the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ). The Groundbreaking Ceremony will be held on the October 30, 2019 at the EPZA-Bacao Road, Barangay Bacao 2, General Trias, Cavite. *MIRDC do not own the rights to some of the images; all credit goes to its original creator(s).  Source: http://www.mirdc.dost.gov.ph/10-uncategorised/home/195-mtsc-groundbreaking-ceremony...   read full story

MTSC Groundbreaking Ceremony
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2019
In response to the mold technology and skills development requirement of the Philippine metals industry, the Korea Association of Machinery Industry (KOAMI) of South Korea in partnership with The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will establish the Mold Technology Solution Center (MTSC...   read full story

STARBOOKS turned over in three schools in Los Baños, Laguna
Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2019
The team, led by Ms. Marina de Ramos of the Applied Communication Division (ACD) of PCAARRD (2nd from the right) turned over a STARBOOKS unit to Ms. Gisela Pingad (1st from the right), School Principal of Bayog Elementary School The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Phili...   read full story

Central Luzon inventors urged to join regional invention tilt
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2019
  CENTRAL Luzon inventors, both young and adults, are once again urged to join in the 2019 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (Rice) to showcase their capabilities, ingenuity, and creativity. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Central Luzon is calling on public...   read full story

DOST gives P33-M grant to QBO to build stronger startup ecosystem in PH
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has extended a P33-million grant to QBO Innovation Hub, a public-private sector partnership among DOST, the Department of Trade and Industry, JP Morgan and IdeaSpace, the innovation foundation of the MVP group.  Photo shows (from left) Carlos Ma. G....   read full story

Cagayan Valley participants in 2020 NICE picked
Posted: Friday, October 04, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology – Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), in collaboration with DOST Regional Office 2, has selected qualifiers from the Cagayan Valley Region for the National Invention Contest and Exhibit (NICE) to be held in 2020. Biomass Rotary Siev...   read full story

ONSET OF THE NORTHEAST MONSOON
Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019
For the past several days, strong to gale force northeasterly winds has prevailed over the seaboards of Northern Luzon due to the strengthening of the high pressure system over Siberia. Moreover, gradual cooling of the surface air temperature over the Northeastern part of Luzon has been observed. Th...   read full story

MAINSTREAMING OF THE PHILIPPINE TROPICAL FABRICS, AN ESSENTIAL BOOST FOR THE REVITALIZATION OF THE PHILIPPINE TEXTILE INDUSTRY
Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019
January of every year is declared as the Philippine Tropical Fabrics (PTF) Month and this year, it carried the theme: “TELA (Textiles Empowering Lives Anew): Gawang Pilipinas. Galing Pilipinas”. Spearheaded by the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI), the textile research arm of the Departme...   read full story

PNRI CONDUCTS ONSITE TRAINING COURSE ON ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOACTIVITY IN LAGUNA
Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2019
From left to right: Japan Atomic Energy Agency Experts: Dr. Yuki Morishita and Dr. Hiroya Yokoyama, Mr. Jofel Suan of Philippine Geothermal Production Company, Dr. Chitho Feliciano, Head of Health Physics Research Section PNRI, Ms. Rosario Encabo, Training Course Coordinator (PNRI), Dr. Kazuki I...   read full story

NAST STATEMENT ON NUCLEAR POWER IN THE PHILIPPINES
Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2019
The increasing need coupled with a rising price of energy and environmental concerns associated with fossil-fuel use and other traditional sources of energy in the country generates a strong clamor for a cleaner and more sustainable alternative sources. The current administration is considering nu...   read full story