Another milestone has been unveiled as the Department of Science and Technology through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) brought its major Technology Transfer Day in Mindanao, December 13, at the SMX Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City.
Seen in full action are different industry-based Fairness Opinion Boards (FOB) which also served during the Technology Transfer Day events in Luzon and Visayas earlier this year, as they evaluated proposed transactions during the event, provided actual negotiations and drafting of licensing agreements to commercialize government-funded research projects.
If you missed the 1st Technology Transfer Day last 27 April 2016 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and the one conducted in Ormoc City, Leyte last 14 September 2016, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) ensures to reach out even the farthest regions in the country.
DOST in collaboration with MINDA DOST Regions will hold the Mindanao Technology Transfer Day on 13 December 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang, Davao City.
The event will showcase Filipino innovations that will initiate partnerships among technology generators, research institutions, investors and stakeholders. Through this, ground of opportunities will be opened for Mindanao enterprises and organizations to invest on local technologies for licensing and adoption in the same areas such as Agricultural Productivity, Industry Competitiveness, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Management and quality healthcare.
36-year old inventor from Laguna, Melchor Heñosa, has finally paved his way to success by being rewarded as the Grand Prize Winner of the Outstanding Invention (Tuklas) Category during the National Invention Contests and Exhibits (NICE) held July 28-31, 2016 in Pasay City.
The bi-annual National Invention Contest and Exhibits spearheaded by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) concluded last 31 July 2016 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. The National Invention Contest unravelled the Filipino’s innovative creativity and ability in generating functional products/processes that not only make life convenient and easy, but more importantly, help spur country’s economic development. The contest recognized the hard work and efforts of the inventors and researchers including the students.