Latest S&T News in REGION 7

DOST deploys STARBOOKS in Valencia
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
DOST Provincial Director Atty. Gilbert Arbon (center, in blue shirt) with teachers of the nine beneficiary schools in Valencia, Negros Oriental during the turnover ceremony. (SG/PIA Negros Oriental) NEGROS ORIENTAL, March 9 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here has turned over Friday nine units of “library in a box” to public elementaty and junior high schools in the municipality of Valencia. The nine beneficiaries include Balugo Elementary School, Bong-ao Elementary School, Bongbong Elementary School, Malaunay Elementary School, Palinpinon Elementary School, Valencia Central Elementary School, Balugo National High School, Pulangbato National High School and Valencia National High School. STARBOOKS or Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openl...   read full story

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) for Food Manufacturing
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
This course is intended to provide businesses in the food industry sector the necessary knowledge and skills on the fundamentals of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and pharmaceutical safety that addresses physical, chemical, and biological hazards as a means of prevention rather than finished product inspection. It is also used in the food industry to identify potential food safety hazards, so the key actions, known as Critical Control Points (CCPs) can be taken to reduce or eliminate the potential risks of the identified hazards. The system is used at all stages of food production and handling processes including packaging, distribution, among others. MARCH 18-19 (8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM) FOR REGISTRATION AND INQ...   read full story

NegOr entreps pitch P2M to DOST for tech upgrading
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Ms. Pepino (in white and floral shirt) defends her project proposal before the RTEC members. Mr. Duhaylungsod of NARFACO (in gray shirt) pitch the firm’s project proposal for funding before t...   read full story

FIRECHECK TURNS OVER FIRE HAZARD, RISK MAPS TO LAPU-LAPU LGU
Posted: Friday, February 28, 2020
FireCheck token: Lapu-Lapu City Map After about two years of intensive research, FireCheck, a Fire Hazard Mapping and Fire Spread Simulation project funded by the Department of Science and Techno...   read full story

Understanding of IP Policies pursued for RA 10055 in Visayas
Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Cebu City – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) conducted the Information Drive on the Amended DOST Intellectual Property (IP)-...   read full story

DOST-7, Larena ink MOA for MDRRMO project
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2020
MOA Signing for the MDRRMO project under the DOST's Grant-in-Aid (GIA) pogram with (seated, L-R) LGU Larena MDRRMO Designate Clifford Quilicot, LGU Larena Municipal Mayor Dean Villa, Provincial Scie...   read full story

DOST bares FNRI survey results in Siquijor
Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
SIQUIJOR, Nov. 15 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) in coordination with DOST Siquijor Provincial Science and Technology Cente...   read full story

Siquijor synoptic station paves way for new airport
Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019
SIQUIJOR, Siquijor, Philippines — The governor of this province expressed elation over a project of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Servic...   read full story