Tag: Department of Science and Technology

Science & Technology Helps Agro-Forest Farm Diversify Into Eco-Friendly Hand Soaps

Science and technology are playing crucial roles in fostering the growth of a Laguna-based agro-forest farm beyond food service. The technical expertise of the Department of Science and Technology's Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) is nurturing the farm's venture into the production of eco-friendly hand soaps, under its Technology Business Incubation (TBI) Program and the Piloting of Select FPRDI Technologies Project.

Gandang Ilongga: Iloilo beauty, anti-acne products developed by DOST Balik Scientists

Iloilo skin and beauty product innovations are being developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Balik Scientists Program working with a local university and pharmaceutical company to create high-quality, safe, effective, and affordable dermatological innovations.

Disaster science communication can be improved with experience-based study

The Philippines' science communication in times of disasters is expected to be improved with the experience-based study to be conducted by the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) and Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU).

Filipino scientists returning to Philippines honored as modern-day heroes

Filipino scientists returning to help the Philippines were honored as modern-day heroes during the National Heroes Day celebration of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

University of Southern Mindanao develops high quality cacao clones, hybrids for chocolate industry

The University of Southern Mindanao (USM) Cacao R&D Center with funding from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Science for Change Program (S4CP) has developed 45 new cacao clones and made 13 hybrids and breeding populations for the Philippine chocolate industry.

This student persevered despite loss of parents to COVID to graduate summa cum laude

Filipino scholar Rey Matthew James Volante persevered to graduate summa cum laude with a degree in biology from Far Eastern University (FEU) despite losing his parents during the Covid-19 pandemic.

9 Filipina startup leaders celebrated on International Women’s Day

Here are 9 Filipina startup leaders and their enterprises featured by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) as the Philippines and the rest of the world celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, 2022.

UP professors, DOST-ASTI space team honored in Asia Innovation Awards for UN SDGs

Filipino researchers from the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) and the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), along with the Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) space science and technology team have bagged top honors in the second Hitachi Global Foundation Asia Innovation Awards.

5 Ways Observing Philippine Standard Time Can Help Productivity, Reduce Stress

The observance of Philippine Standard Time (PST) comes with many benefits including productivity and stress management, according to the New Year campaign initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Janitor turned cosmetic manufacturer receives Science & Technology Award

Former janitor Henry Raca's success in turning his life around by going into cosmetic manufacturing has been hailed as the best innovation story that merits an award from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Philippines’ better normal possible with science & technology in regions

The Philippines can look forward to a better normal post-pandemic situation if science & technology is developed in the regions of the archipelago, according to the country's second-highest official and S&T chief.

Cheaper longer life-cycle batteries for e-vehicles for development at T.I.P. DOST R&D Center

The Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) is set to host the new Center for Advanced Batteries tasked to develop cheaper and longer life-cycle batteries for electric vehicles.
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