Muntinlupa City, Philippines – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) conducted a training on Freedom to Operate (FTO) on 04-05 May 2017 at the B Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City in collaboration with the Association of PAQE Professionals, Inc. (APP).
The training was conducted through the aggressive investment of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) to support its technology transfer activities. Among the projects implemented by DOST-TAPI which funded the training-workshop was the “Support to the Preparation of Freedom to Operate (FTO_ in the Technology Transfer Activities of PCAARRD-Funded Projects”. It is notable that the conducted FTO training was the first in the country through the best efforts of TAPI and PCAARRD.
Participants of the DOST-TAPI Proposal Packaging Workshop for Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNICOM) and Other TAPI Programs on 27-28 April 2017 at the Iloilo Midtown Hotel, Iloilo City
In keeping the project proposals coming, the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) organized a Proposal Packaging Workshop for Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNICOM) and Other TAPI Programs on 27-28 April 2017 at the Iloilo Midtown Hotel, Iloilo City.
In partnership with the DOST Regional Office VI, the workshop recognized the importance of equipping researchers in preparing project proposals that are acceptable enough for funding agencies including DOST-TAPI.
TECHNICOM, one of TAPI’s premier programs, fast-tracks the transfer and commercialization of researches through the assistance of micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in their needs with their businesses and provision of feeder programs to students in encouraging them innovativeness and entrepreneurial activities.