Embracing innovation challenges: the SETUP experience

Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 AM    Views : 71by:DOST-Region 5

The Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) of the Department of Science and Technology encourages entrepreneurs' adoption of smarter technologies to achieve better products, processes and systems.



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" The world's rice research leader, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), is located in Los Baños, Laguna Philippines. The leading rice exporter is Thailand, followed by the USA. The Philippines' foremost rice breeder, Dr. Rodolfo Aquino, was one of the scientists who developed IR8, the 1966 strain of the rice variety that launched Asia's "Green Revolution." In 1970, Dr. Ricardo Lantican of Los Baños led a corn research that saved America's corn industry from the Southern leaf blight. "

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