Latest S&T News in REGION 11

DOST holds first public consultation on RA 11312
Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted the first public consultation on the Guidelines Implementing Republic Act 11312, an Act Strengthening the Magna Carta for Scientists, Engineers, Researchers and other Science and Technology (S&T) Personnel in the Government on February 12, 2020 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel, Davao City. The activity seeks to inform personnel from various national government agencies and other government organizations such as State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in Mindanao who are involved in S&T on the proposed additional rules and regulations of the RA 11312 (amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8439). It also intends to gather recommendations and necessary inputs from the participants which is crucial to create more comprehensiv...   read full story

DOST starts call for R&D proposals under CRADLE program
Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020
DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has announced a call for research and development proposals under its Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy (CRADLE) Program. The DOST is now ready to accept R&D proposals for 2020 from Higher Education Institutions (HEI), Research and Development Institutions (RDI) together with their partner companies for the CRADLE program. The proposals should provide solution to identified needs of the industry and meet the general criteria of the program. The priority R &D areas and industries identified by the DOST and the Department of Trade and Industry include agri-processing industries (includes drug and herbal development), agriculture, fishesy and forestry, IC design, semi-conductor and electro...   read full story

Davao City’s earthquake faults too far for stress transfer
Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019
Phivolcs OIC Renato Solidum explains to the media the series of quakes that hit the region. DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that the Da...   read full story

Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019
DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES – The ASEAN-India Grassroots Innovation Forum and the ASEAN-India 2 InnoTech Summit were hosted by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippines, in collaboration with...   read full story

Region 11 MSMEs show interest in halal certification
Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
HALAL-CERTIFIED. Davao Region is boosting its advocacy on Halal adoption among the key industry players including micro, small and medium enterprises, says Marilou Ampuan, vice-chairperson of the Re...   read full story

Rice scientist honored for pioneering breeding research
Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019
Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio (fifth from left), Searca director, was awarded the 2019 Crop Science Society of the Philippines Honorary Fellow. With him are with Marissa V. Romero (left), chairman of the C...   read full story

DOST urges developers, inventors to join exhibits
Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI is inviting developers and inventors to join the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits 2019 on Oct. 28 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center. ...   read full story

Coffee Fiesta sells new technology, machines
Posted: Monday, September 23, 2019
A crop expert explains the coffee technology to DOSTPcaard ACD Director Marita A. Carlos (second from left) and Spamast President Ruth S. Lucero (third from left). Story & photo by Manuel T. ...   read full story