DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña gives his welcome remarks during the 2017 NSTW Opening Ceremonies on 11 July 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) celebrated the 2017 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 11-15 July 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Bannered by the theme, “Science for the People,” the 2017 NSTW Celebration was dedicated in carrying science and technology closer to the people through the latest innovation technologies and available programs and services of the DOST.
Exhibits, technology fora, demonstrations, interactive activities, and special events were lined-up for the event.
Mr. Daniel A. Camacho, CEO of Greenway Toilet Solutions explains the Green Eco-Toilet System to the participants
The recently concluded 2017 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Celebration organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) highlighted some of the most ground-breaking Filipino inventions on 11-15 July 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
In the pursuit of bringing “Science for the People”, inventors exhibited their products and technologies in agriculture, health, and environment, to name a few.
The event became a venue in soliciting potential networking and camaraderie between the inventors and the science community.
Seventy (70) fifth and sixth graders of Project 6 Elementary School participates in the IS Program’s Pilot-testing of Modules for Elementary on 16 June 2017 in Project 6, Quezon City
The Invent School Program of the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Technology (DOST-TAPI) broke new ground when it was pilot-tested in two (2) special science classes of Project 6 Elementary School in Quezon City on 16 June 2017.
Of the twelve (12) modules that were developed for elementary pupils, two (2) were tested to seventy (70) pupils in Grades 5 and 6.
The Program which is offered to high school and college students for the past nine (9) years, creates awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), prototype development, and commercialization of inventions, among a few.
19 June 2017 – A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Orientation activity was conducted at the Hotel Lobby of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City. Ms. Evelyn Zamora, Owner of JZ Jewelry Repair Shop together with her husband, Mr. Juanito L. Zamora, Jr and his business partner, Mr. Nelson C. Buena, Jr. were briefed by Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena, Legal Unit Head regarding the provisions of the MOA for the project entitled “Proposed JZ Jewelry Repair Shop Expansion Into a Full-Blown Jewelry Manufacturing Company” under the Venture Financing Program of Investment and Business Operations Division (IBOD).
Through the intervention, the company will be able increase sales and income of at least 5%, increase production efficiency and capacity by 20% through utilizing its the in-house designs in at least 10 different jewelry shops (resellers), the company is expected also to generate at least additional three (3) employment.
Rodel R. Oracion/ 04 July 2017