Cebuano inventor develops sustainable armchair for schools
Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020
Pedro Delantar of Nature’s Legacy of Cebu explains the features of the armchair for schools made from bamboo at the National Invention Contest and Exhibit 2020 held earlier this month at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura in Taguig City. MANILA, Philippines — Award-winning Cebuano inventor-entrepreneur Pedro Delantar has developed a modern and more sustainable armchair for schools. The bamboo schoolchair developed by Delantar as the entry of his Nature’s Legacy corporate entity won second prize in the Outstanding Industrial Design category of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) National Invention Contest and Exhibit held at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura in Taguig City last week. First prize was won by DOST-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) ...   read full story

DOST postpones 'Handa Pilipinas' expo
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
MANILA – Amid concerns on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will postpone "Handa Pilipinas", a showcase of innovation in disaster risk reduction (DRR), originally scheduled on March 12-14 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. In an advisory, the DOST said the postponement was due to President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of a public health emergency and the Department of Health (DOH) advisory raising the Covid-19 Alert System to Code Red (Sub-level 1), a preemptive call to ensure that national and local governments and public and private health care providers can prepare for possible increase in suspected and confirmed cases. DOST organized the expo to showcase its attached-agencies' technologies, inventions, and initiatives on d...   read full story

Strengthening of commercialization of techs set through Sustain I.P.-TBM
Posted: Monday, March 16, 2020
The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with 30 state universities and colleges to reinforce the council’s aim to intensify technology co...   read full story

Metrology lab trains PDEA staff on accurate measurement
Posted: Monday, March 16, 2020
PDEA Laboratory Service Director Derrick Arnold C. Carreon To strengthen the country’s war against drugs, and to be more confident of the validity and accuracy of their antidrug enforcement procedures, 45 of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s (PDEA) chemists and laboratory staff from ...   read full story

Cebuano inventor develops sustainable armchair for schools
Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020
Pedro Delantar of Nature’s Legacy of Cebu explains the features of the armchair for schools made from bamboo at the National Invention Contest and Exhibit 2020 held earlier this month at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura in Taguig City. MANILA, Philippines — Award-winning Cebuano inventor-en...   read full story

2 NegOr food MSMEs now globally certified
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
In the picture were the Negros Island food producers, industry partners and the international food certification personnel. Negros Oriental food groups NBF Homemade Food Products and Zigmund Enterprises received the international food certifications on Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Ha...   read full story

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) for Food Manufacturing
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
This course is intended to provide businesses in the food industry sector the necessary knowledge and skills on the fundamentals of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and pharmaceutical safety that addresses physical, chemi...   read full story

NegOr entreps pitch P2M to DOST for tech upgrading
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Ms. Pepino (in white and floral shirt) defends her project proposal before the RTEC members. Mr. Duhaylungsod of NARFACO (in gray shirt) pitch the firm’s project proposal for funding before the RTEC. Ms. Martinez (3rd from right) of Cassy and Hannah Store during the en banc evaluatio...   read full story

PH-made nanosatellites, tech-infused thunderstorm project now underway
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
High-impact technologies — from understanding lightning and thunderstorms to the first Filipino-made nanosatellites – are expected to be launched and deployed this year, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). DOST secretary Fortunato dela Pena discussing during a press brie...   read full story

DOST postpones 'Handa Pilipinas' expo
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
MANILA – Amid concerns on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will postpone "Handa Pilipinas", a showcase of innovation in disaster risk reduction (DRR), originally scheduled on March 12-14 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. In an advisory,...   read full story

Dagupan students showcase innovative inventions
Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
INVENTIONS. Works of Colegio de Dagupan students (from left to right) Dexter De Guzman, Franz Velasco, Lorden Kim Cornel and their advisers are part of the exhibit at the Arzadon Research Center of their school. Their inventions include a smart trashcan with De Guzman, a smart home by Cornel, and ...   read full story