Tag: Filipino innovation
UP-DOST innovation RxBox eyed for commercial release after COVID, rural success
The University of the Philippines and Department of Science and Technology (UP-DOST) RxBox TeleHealth System is being eyed for commercial release to provide better access to life-saving healthcare services in the country after the project's successful deployment in rural health centers and during the COVID-19 outbreak.
1st Filipino-made monitoring system for earthquakes wins 1M grant
The first and only Filipino-made building structural health monitoring and sensor mesh system for earthquake detection and early warning won the 2023 Innovation Awards' one million pesos grant for further research to promote safety and resilience in the country amid destructive earthquakes that recently struck the world, including in Turkey and Syria.
UP researchers develop paper-based quality control tool for beverages
University of the Philippines (UP) researchers have developed a paper-based device that can be used as an alternative to the more costly conventional instruments used to measure the quality control of beverages.
Filipino banking app for blind, elderly wins Microsoft Accessibility hackathon prize
Team EIA from the Philippines has won second runner-up in the Microsoft AI for Accessibility (AI4A) Hackathon in the Asia Pacific region for developing an inclusive banking platform for the visually impaired and the elderly.
Electric trains, jeepneys, trikes pushed as transport amidst oil price hikes
Electric trains and trikes developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have been proposed as transport solutions amidst the oil price hikes brought about by tight global supply following the Russia-Ukraine situation.
Filipino Pride Newsmakers in spotlight on Good News Pilipinas! TV YouTube
The official YouTube channel of GoodNewsPilipinas.com - the news and information website that celebrates the good in Filipinos and the Philippines - will premiere its fresh video content on Monday, February 14, 2022.
Bataan Peninsula State University new Railway Engineering course boosted by DOST tech
Bataan Peninsula State University's (BPSU) new course in Railway Engineering under its College of Engineering and Architecture is getting a boost by its hosting of the mass transportation system designed and developed by the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC).
DLSU team’s landslide risk assessment app named NASA Space Apps Global Finalist
The De La Salle University Manila (DLSU) student team's landslide risk assessment application has been named the sole representative of the Philippines in the upcoming United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Apps Challenge Global Finals.
Filipino social enterprise Liter of Light wins Green Award for Energy in London
Filipino social enterprise Liter of Light has won the Green Award for Energy during the 2021 Greentech Festival in London.
PhilSCA’s Mark Kennedy Bantugon wins James Dyson Award for Pili aircraft sealant
Philippine State College of Aeronautics graduate Mark Kennedy Bantugon has been named this year's national winner of the James Dyson Award for his Pili Seal innovation, a sustainable sealant made from the waste of Pili Tree Resin.
Philippine university develops pollution-powered battery lights that clean lakes
The Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) has developed pollution-powered battery lights that also clean lakes as they are used by fisherfolk.
Filipino nurse develops wound patch for diabetics made from coconut
Filipino nurse Denver Chicano has come up with the idea of developing a diabetic patient wound patch made from coconut.