Latest S&T News in REGION 10

Winning inventions in NorMin excite crowds at S&T tilt
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Cheers and applause filled the Limketkai Atrium as the winners of the Department of Science and Technology's Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit (RICE) were announced recently. The winning inventions have been crowd-favorites throughout the three-day RICE showcase, which ran concurrently with the Regional Science and Technology Week celebration. Clinching the top award in the Outstanding Utility Model category was the Dry Grain Picking Apparatus by Consorcio S. Namoco, Jr., Juvy T. Cloma, Gerby C. Rabago, and Reginal A. Surbano of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP). The inventors received a prize of Php 30,000 for their brainchild. Meanwhile, in the Likha or Creative Research category, the Low-Cost Wireless Remote Power Monitoring Device for Transf...   read full story

Northern Mindanao celebrates S&T Week
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
"The 2017 National Science and Technology Week offers us a vision of the future," shares Dir. Alfonso P. Alamban, regional director of DOST 10, during the opening of the regional celebration. (Image credit: Andres Serdan Dimasapit, ACD-PCAARRD) "A glimpse of a scientifically progressive future" was how Dir. Alfonso P. Alamban, regional director of the Department of Science and Technology X, opened the Regional Science and Technology (S&T) Week celebration in Cagayan de Oro City. More than just the featuring of new S&T innovations in various fields affecting society, which provides a peek into our future, Dir. Alamban also underscored the great number of participating inventors, scientists, and researchers from various universities, colleges, and professional organiza...   read full story

PCAARRD features its 'gold collection' in Northern Mindanao's S&T Week celebration
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The PCAARRD and NOMCAARRD booths at the Northern Mindanao's S&T Week Celebration featured new innovations and technologies on cacao and bamboo, as well as other commodities such as mushroom,...   read full story

Filipino-made machines get investors nod in CDO Technology Transfer Day
Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 18 - Some 48 new Filipino-made machines, processes, and food innovations got investors' commitment of technology adoption during the Mindanao Regional Technology Transfe...   read full story

When Science Works With Nature
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017
Mr. Nicasio F. Engallado, a rice farmer, is an advocate of ecologically sound farming in Tongantongan, Valencia City, Bukidnon. Together with his wife Fatima E. Engallado, they started the...   read full story

NAST shows roadmap for S&T Innovation Ecosystem in Mindanao
Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 25 (PIA) -- A roadmap that will pave way for science and technology innovation (S&T) initiatives to address pressing concerns in the whole Mindanao is now on the works as ...   read full story

Giant bamboo has potential to minimize soil erosion and landslides - PCAARRD project
Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017
A giant bamboo plantation in Bukidnon (Image credit: Forestry and Environment Research Division (FERD), PCAARRD) Bamboo has gained attention as an alternative crop that has potential soil-...   read full story

DOST-X CONDUCTS PROJECT MANAGEMENT REVIEW IN ALL FIVE (5) PROVINCIAL S&T CENTERS IN NORTHERN MINDANAO
Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2017
The Department of Science & Technology (DOST) Region-X starts CY 2017 through conducting a provincial project management review in the month of January 2017. The activity was led by no less than...   read full story