WHAT: 2018 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE)
WHEN: 14-16 August 2018
WHERE: To be announced
WHO: NICE finalists (first prize winners of the 2017 Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits [RICE], full list here)
HOW: Click the NICE guidelines here and accomplish the contest requirements to be submitted on or before 05 July 2018 at the TAPI Bldg., DOST Comp., Bicutan, Taguig City. Please note that the submission date was extended and the awarding ceremony was moved in August 2018. The revised NICE Guidelines will be posted as soon as possible.
Singapore – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) earned the first and only Certified Patent Valuation Analysts (CPVA) in the country through Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena and Caezar Angelito E. Arceo who both passed the CPVA course on 17 March 2018 and 27 April 2018, respectively.
Angeles City, Pampanga – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) in collaboration with the Manila Innovation Development Society (MINDS) conducted an on-campus seminar-workshop on 05-06 April 2018 at the Holy Angel University (HAU) in Angeles City regarding the Invent School Program (ISP).
Manila, Philippines – Biotek-M Aqua Kit won the prestigious gold medal during the 46th International Exhibition of Invention of Geneva on 11-15 April 2018 at the Geneva Palexpo Arena in Geneva, Switzerland.
Developed by Dr. Raul V. Destura, Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biotek-M is used for early and accurate detection of dengue infection.