DOST-TAPI orients newly-pledged inventors’ organization


Duly registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United Inventors Innovators Organization of the Philippines (UIIOP), Inc. had a meeting with Director Edgar I. Garcia of the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) on 23 January 2018, a day after the UIIOP officers sworn oath at the Malacañang Palace.

Composed of the different inventors’ organization across the country, the UIIOP was conceived during one of DOST-TAPI’s training-workshops in 2017, where a resolution was crafted for the advancement and promotion of Filipino inventions and innovations.

UIIOP aims to bring together all inventors’, innovators’, scientists’ groups and associations in the Philippines.

In pursuit of DOST-TAPI’s expanded function under Republic Act 7459 known as the Inventors and Invention Incentive Act of the Philippines, the Institute accredits and supports inventors’ organizations throughout their activities.

DOST-TAPI meets with UIIOP on 23 January 2018 at the DOST-TAPI AVR

Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena, Division Manager of the Invention Development Division of DOST-TAPI thoroughly presented the programs and services available to the inventors such as invention and enterprise development, intellectual property rights, invention guarantee fund, tax and duty exemption, fairness opinion review, and testing and analysis, to name a few.

Guidelines and protocols of each program were also distributed to UIIOP for reference including the requirements for accreditation.

DOST-TAPI S&T Media Service
Jund Rian A. Doringo