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DOST PUSHES FOR MORE RESOURCES FOR S&T INNOVATION

Thursday, August 10, 2017 01:50 AM    Views : 127by:Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service
Manila Tech Convention 2017 Manila Tech Convention 2017

DOST PUSHES FOR MORE RESOURCES FOR S&T INNOVATION | Innovation is at the heart of the many development programs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) from agriculture to industry to health. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peņa said that the DOST is now putting more resources into research and development by partnering with different stakeholders like state colleges and universities to serve as innovation hubs in the regions. Secretary de la Peņa pitched the R&D centers in the regions as support to research and innovation at the recent  Manila Tech Convention 2017. (Text and photo by Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service)

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" Dr. Antonio Mateo made the double-flaring tool (DFT) for plumbing installation for airtight sealing of joints. He was awarded the WIPO Gold Medal in Geneva, Switzerland in 1994. His company AMECOS also markets the fire blanket, a Filipino innovation that saves lives and properties in case of fire. "

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