DOST-TAPI now ISO 9001:2015 certified

Saturday, October 27, 2018 05:12 AM    Views : 106by:Jund Rian A. Doringo

The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) has passed the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 9001:2015 audits on 20 and 27 June 2018.

"This achievement highlights our commitment in assuring our stakeholders that we continue to serve with the highest quality standards and improve our operations in meeting client satisfaction," said Director Edgar I. Garcia.

DOST-TAPI is the key government agency responsible for promoting the commercialization of DOST and DOST-funded technologies, and for marketing the services of the other operating units of the Department.

With the recent certification, the Institute can guarantee its clients and customers consistent and good quality services, and rounded business benefits in providing assistance related to technology promotion, transfer, and commercialization.

The adoption of a quality management system (QMS) the way the organization directs and controls its activities, is a strategic decision that can help improve DOST-TAPI's overall performance and provide a sound foundation for sustainable development initiatives.

Moreover, the ISO 9000 family of standards provides guidance and tools in ensuring that organizations consistently meet customer's requirements through quality management system.

The continued ISO certification demonstrates DOST-TAPI's eager commitment and adherence to QMS for greater customer approval's seal of excellence in public service.


S & T Trivia

" Two Filipino inventors scored a pair of gold medals in the International Invention, Innovation, Industrial Design and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2000) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2000. Engr. Cornelio Seño of Los Banos, Laguna and Rolando dela Cruz garnered golds for their inventions called, respectively, "Pressure Fluid Machine" and "Topical Formulation in Removing Warts, Moles and the Like Using Cashew Nuts (Annacardium occidentale)." Dela Cruz spent 25 years of research for his winning cashew nut preparation known as Dewart and Demole. Seno has four US and four Philippine patents under his name. "

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