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PCIEERD leads Transport, Services and Advanced Clusters for 2017 NSTW

Thursday, July 06, 2017 05:42 AM    Views : 219by:Rosemarie C. Seņora, STII S&T Media Service

Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) will lead the transport, services, and advanced clusters in the celebration of the 2017 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) to be held on July 11-15, 2017 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

The NSTW is a yearly celebration of the Department of Science and Technology which highlights the significant contributions of science and technology to national development and has become a platform for heralding S&T advocacy in the country.

This year's celebration carries the theme "Science for the People".

For the transport and services clusters with the subtheme "Moving People and Meeting Global Standards", PCIEERD will feature the latest transport systems and a virtual reality tour of the DOST Service Facilities.

Further, the Advanced Pavilion with subtheme "Home-grown Innovations for a Sustainable Future" will feature the most advanced and emerging technologies supported by DOST and developed by its partner institutions and universities.

For more details on the program and activities lined up for the 2017 NSTW, visit and or contact the NSTW Secretariat thru email: and telephone number (02) 837-2071 loc.2162. #2017NSTW #ScienceForThePeople (Rosemarie C. Seņora, STII S&T Media Service)

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